Luke Thompson – is a retired Japaneserugby union player. He played as a lock and occasional flanker. In 2007 he qualified through residency to play for Japan and made his debut in April against Hong Kong. He then became a regular member of the side for all of John Kirwan’s reign as Japan coach between 2007 and 2011 representing them at two World Cups. In the 2007 tournament he notably scored 2 tries as Japan pushed Fiji close.