Joe Royal (rugby union)

Joseph Royal
Full name Joseph Wirihana Royal
Date of birth (1985-05-31) 31 May 1985
Place of birth Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 113 kg (249 lb)
School Te Aute College
University Auckland University of Technology
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker, Prop
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
North Harbour
Bay of Plenty
correct as of 21 October 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Māori All Blacks 4 (0)
correct as of 18 July 2015.

Joseph Wirihana Royal (born 31 May 1985 in Rotorua, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays in the hooker (and occasionally prop) position for provincial side Bay of Plenty and for New Zealand's Māori international side the Māori All Blacks.[1] Royal has previously played for North Harbour in 2009 before heading to Bay of Plenty ahead of 2013 season's ITM Cup.


  1. "Joe Royal Bay of Plenty Profile". Retrieved 22 October 2013.

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