TJ Ioane rugby player
TJ Ioane rugby player

TJ Ioane

5th Sep 1989 1.82m/104kg Blindside Flanker

Domestically, TJ represented Otago in the ITM Cup. He has international experience as well with the New Zealand schools side in 2007.

TJ made his provincial debut in 2009 and his strong performances saw him named in the Highlanders squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season.

Ioane, who can also play number eight, made his debut for Samoa against Canada in November 2014 and earned his second cap in the loss to England at Twickenham.

In July 2016, he signed a three-year deal with the Sale Sharks, becoming a fan favourite in a short space of time.

After 55 appearances, the Samoan international was released by Sale Sharks and signed a deal with London Irish.

(LS July 25, 2018)

Career

samoa-rugby-logo Samoa
Openside Flanker
2014 - present
london-irish London Irish
Blindside Flanker
2018 - present
highlanders Highlanders
Blindside Flanker
2013 - 2015
image Otago
No. 8
sale-sharks Sale Sharks
Blindside Flanker
2015 - 2018