Josh Renton rugby player
Josh Renton rugby player

Josh Renton

25th May 1994 1.75m/81kg Scrum Half

Josh Renton had a distinguished schoolboy career, captaining the illustrious Otago Boys High School 1st XV and playing for the New Zealand Schoolboys in 2012.

The local product went on to play for the New Zealand U20 side in 2014 and has represented Otago in the ITM Cup, counting the team's 2013 the Ranfurly Shield success as one of his career highlights.

A young scrumhalf who possesses a good pass and game sense beyond his years, Renton looks to have a bright future ahead of him and benefited immensely for his inclusion in the Highlanders' Wider Training Group for the 2015 season and made his Super Rugby debut in round 11 against the Brumbies in Canberra.

Renton made two appearances for the Highlanders during the 2017 Super Rugby season and came off the bench against the British & Irish Lions.

Renton made another two appearances for the Highlanders in 2018 and following the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup he signed a two-year deal with Italian side Zebre.

He made 9 appearances in total for the Highlanders (8 in Super Rugby and 1 vs. the Lions)

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Career

image Zebre Rugby
Scrum Half
2018 - present
nz New Zealand U20's
Scrum Half
2014 - 2014
highlanders Highlanders
Scrum Half
2015 - 2018
image Otago
Scrum Half
2013 - 2019