Sunwolves - a brief rugby history
Chairman: Yuichi Keno
CEO: Yuji Watase
Overall Statistical Results 2016 - 2018 (PDF) Updated 15/1/19
The Sunwolves (based in Japan) competed in the 2016 super competition for the first time.
The 2019 head coach is Tony Brown. His assistant coaches are Cory Brown, Scott Hansen, Marty Vaale & Naoya Okubo.
The 2019 squad is:
Forwards: Mark Abbott; Asaeli Ai Valu; Jaba Bregvadze; Ben Gunter; Grant Hattingh; Uwe Helu; Kazuki Himeno; Shota Horie; keita Inagaki; Koo Ji-won; Pieter Labuschagne; Michael Leitch; Pauliasi Manu; Shuhei Matshuashi; Craig Millar (C); James Moore; Yusake Niwai; Sam Prattley; Dan Prior; Kara Prior; Ed Quirk; Tom Rowe; Atsushi Sakate; Luke Thompson; Hendrik Tui; Asaeli Valu; Wimpie van der Walt; Hencus van Wyk; Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco; Alex Woonton; Hiroshi Yamashita.
Backs: Jamie Booth; Phil Burleigh; Jason Emery; Kenki Fukuoka; Shane Gates; Jamie Henry; Lomano Lava Lemeki; Michael Little (C); Semisi Masirewa; Rikiya Matsuda; Yutaka Nagare; Ryoto Nakamura; Hayden Parker; Rene Ranger; Hosea Sauamki; Kaito Shigeno; Fumiaki Tanaka; William Tupou; Keisuke Uchida; Gerhard van der Heever.
They play 8 Home games against: Sharks; Waratahs; Reds; Lions; Hurricanes; Highlanders; Rebels; Brumbies.
They play 8 Away games against: Chiefs; Blues; Waratahs; Rebels; Reds; Brumbies; Stormers; Jaquares.
They finished 15th in 2018.
They are 15th on the New Zealand TAB fixed odds to win the competition @ NZ$401.00