Is Josh Ioane Related To Rieko And Akira?
Josh Ioane shares his last name with two other professional rugby players, Rieko and Akira Ioane.
Rieko plays as a wing for the New Zealand team Blues in Super Rugby and also the New Zealand national team.
Meanwhile, Akira plays as a blindside flanker for the Auckland rugby union team in the Mitre 10 Cup and the Blues in the Super Rugby competition.
Both Akira and Rieko have played for New Zealand on the international grounds. Likewise, these two Blues players are brothers.
Both were born to their parents, a former rugby player Eddie Ioane, and their mother, Sandra Wihongi. Hence, Reiko and Akira are blood brothers, with Akira being the eldest at 26, a year more aged than Reiko.
On the other hand, Josh's relations with the Blues famed rugby brothers are yet to be clarified. Though he shares the last name, he has not spoken about his family relations with the Ioane brothers.