Akira Ioane

Rugby Player

Birthday June 16, 1995

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Japan

Age 28 years old

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Rugby union player who has been a standout flanker for New Zealand, having represented his home country at the Olympic Games and the New Zealand Commonwealth Games. He began competing for the Blues in Super Rugby in 2015.

Before Fame

He attended Auckland Grammar School and the University of Auckland.


He scored the most tries of any forward during the 2018 Super Rugby season. 

Family Life

He comes from a famous rugby family, including father Eddie Ioane, mother Sandra Wihongi and younger brother Rieko Ioane.

Associated With

He and Tim Mikkelson were teammates at the 2016 Summer Olympics.