Joshua McKay rugby player
Joshua McKay rugby player

Josh McKay

10th Oct 1997 1.83m/93kg Left Wing

Josh McKay is a talented rugby union player hailing from Christchurch, New Zealand. He currently represents Glasgow Warriors, having joined the club in the summer of 2021. McKay has showcased his skills as a full-back and winger, impressing with his speed, agility, and try-scoring ability.

McKay first gained attention on the international stage as part of the New Zealand U20 side that won the World Rugby U20 Championship in 2017. Playing alongside future stars such as Will Jordan and Caleb Clarke, McKay made his mark by scoring two tries, including one in the final against England.

In domestic rugby, McKay represented Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup. He made his debut for the team in 2017 and quickly demonstrated his versatility by excelling as a winger, despite primarily being a flyhalf. He continued to impress with his try-scoring prowess, crossing the try line 11 times in 11 appearances for Canterbury.

His performances in the Mitre 10 Cup caught the attention of the Highlanders, who signed him for the 2018 Super Rugby season. McKay showcased his speed and elusiveness, making blistering breaks and leaving defenders in his wake. He continued to develop his game in the following years, emerging as one of the standout players in the Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament in 2020.

McKay's performances did not go unnoticed, and he secured a contract with the Crusaders for the 2021 season. However, his journey took him to Glasgow Warriors in 2022, where he has made an immediate impact. In his debut for the club, he displayed his defensive abilities with a world-class try-saving tackle on Sam Davies. He also showcased his attacking prowess by scoring his first try for Glasgow Warriors against the Ospreys.

Known for his pace, agility, and try-scoring ability, Josh McKay is a valuable asset to Glasgow Warriors. His ability to play both as a full-back and a winger provides flexibility and options for the team. As he continues to develop his skills and gain experience at the professional level, McKay has the potential to make a significant impact in the world of rugby.



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Left Wing
2021 - present
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Fly Half
2016 - 2017
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Left Wing
2017 - 2020
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Left Wing
2021 - 2021
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Left Wing
2017 - 2021