Jonah Lowe rugby player
Jonah Lowe rugby player

Jonah Lowe

9th May 1996 1.84m/92kg Right Wing

Younger brother to Hurricanes flanker, Karl Lowe, Jonah represented New Zealand in the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.

He played for King's College first XV, helping them reach the semi-finals of Auckland's 1A competition in 2013. Lowe also played for Auckland and the Blues at under-18 level. He was a New Zealand Schoolboys representative in 2014 and a member of the New Zealand Under-20 side which competed in the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.

Following successful stints with Hawke's Bay and the U20 All Blacks, Lowe was pulled into the Hurricanes and is likely to make his debut in the 2017 Super Rugby season. In April 2017, Lowe was named in the Provincial Barbarians side to face the Lions in their tour opener in Whangarei on June 3. Capable of playing centre or wing he is known for his try-scoring ability. Spent 2017 with the Hurricanes and impressed during the preseason.

In 2018, Lowe was a member of the Māori All Blacks squad that toured the United States, Brazil and Chile. Ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season, Lowe, named for the Hurricanes squad, has obtained 3 caps and will definitely be looking to add to this.

Lowe made three further appearances for the Hurricanes during the Super Rugby and Super Rugby Aotearoa seasons in 2020 before signing with the Chiefs ahead of the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.

He heads to the Chiefs following an exceptional run of form for the Magpies in where he helped the side with the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final, he scored two tries in the teams’ 36-24 win over Northland.

During the 2021 and 2022 seasons, Lowe was a regular starter for the Chiefs and clocked up 18 caps over the two seasons. He had a standout season in 2022 and showed his try-scoring prowess against the Waratahs during the Melbourne Super Round where he picked up 20-points on his own.

He signed a three-year agreement with the Highlanders ahead of the 2023 Super Rugby season.

S.C April 2023


Untitled (2) Hawke's Bay
Outside Centre
2015 - present
Screen Shot 2017-04-27 at 09.45.28 NZ Provincial Barbarians XV
Inside Centre
2017 - present
highlanders Highlanders
Right Wing
2023 - present
nz New Zealand U20's
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2016 - 2016
hurricanes Hurricanes
Outside Centre
2017 - 2020
chiefs Chiefs
Right Wing
2021 - 2022
maoriAllBlacks Maori All Blacks
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2018 - 2024