Originally from Auckland and schooled at King’s College, the exciting Josh Ioane travelled south to Dunedin in 2014 to study and play Premier club rugby for Southern RFC. Ioane made progress in the Otago Academy Development before playing age-grade Otago rugby, as well as for the Samoan Under 20 side.

Ioane made his provincial debut for Otago against North Harbour in 2017 and made his eventual Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders in 2018. In 2019 he became the first-choice 10 for the Highlanders and played 43 Super Rugby matches for the club.

Ioane made his All Blacks Test debut against Tonga in Hamilton in 2019. He was also part of the Māori All Blacks squad under Head Coach Clayton McMillan.

In 2022 Ioane signed with the Gallagher Chiefs.

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