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Josh Navidi

Josh Navidi

Cap No 1108

Profile Biog
DOB 30th Dec 1990
Birthplace Bridgend
Position Flanker
Club/Region Cardiff Blues
Height 1.85 m (6' 1“)
Weight 95 kg (14st 11lbs)
Honours Wales (24 caps)
Twitter @Jnavidi

Josh Navidi took his first steps in rugby with Brynteg Comprehensive School and Bridgend Athletic RFC, but at the age of 16 he moved to Christchurch, in New Zealand, where he studied accountancy and PE at St Bede’s College. He made a big impression during his two years there helping the school win the South Island College League and was offered a place in the Canterbury Academy.

Upon returning to Wales he was snapped up by the Cardiff Blues Academy and featured for Wales at Under 20 level in 2009. He went on to play in all of Wales’ matches in the 2010 Under 20 Six Nations alongside the likes of Scott Williams, Taulupe Faletau and Gareth Davies, eventually winning eight caps.

He played for Glamorgan Wanderers in the Welsh Premiership before making his Cardiff Blues debut against Leinster at the RDS in 2009. Equally at home in any position across the back row, he was first called into the Wales Squad In January, 2013, ahead of the 6 Nations championship. He didn’t get a game, but then went on the summer tour to Japan and made his debut against the Japanese in Tokyo.

He had to wait four years before winning his second cap, against Tonga in Auckland on the 2017 summer tour, and went on to become the stand-out player for Wales in the 2017 Autumn Series. His 6 Nations debut came in the win over Scotland on 3 February, 2018, and he started four games in that championship. A year later and he was a starter in all five 6 Nations games in the Grand Slam campaign

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First Team

Dan Biggar

Dan Biggar

Fly Half

Josh Adams

Josh Adams

Wing

Hallam Amos

Hallam Amos

Wing

Adam Beard

Adam Beard

Lock

Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

Scrum Half

Cory Hill

Cory Hill

Lock

Seb Davies

Seb Davies

Lock

Eliott Dee

Elliot Dee

Hooker

Ryan Elias

Ryan Elias

Hooker

Rob Evans

Rob Evans

Prop

Wyn Jones

Wyn Jones

Prop

Samson Lee

Samson Lee

Prop

Dillon Lewis

Dillon Lewis

Prop

Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty

Back Row

George North

George North

Wing

Hadleigh Parkes

Hadleigh Parkes

Centre

Aaron Wainwright

Aaron Wainwright

Back Row

Owen Watkin

Owen Watkin

Centre

Tomos Williams

Tomos Williams

Scrum Half

Jake Ball

Jake Ball

Lock

Talupe Faletau

Taulupe Faletau

Back Row

Leigh Halfpenny

Leigh Halfpenny

Full Back

Alun Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones

Lock

Josh Navidi

Josh Navidi

Flanker

Ken Owens

Ken Owens

Hooker

Aaron Shingler

Aaron Shingler

Back Row

Justin Tipuric

Justin Tipuric

Back Row

Liam Williams

Liam Williams

Full Back / Wing

Leon B

Leon Brown

Prop

Jonah Holmes

Jonah Holmes

Wing

Jarrod Evans

Jarrod Evans

Fly Half

Rhys Carre

Rhys Carre

Prop

Johnny McNicholl

Johnny McNicholl

Full back/Wing

Taine Basham

Taine Basham

Back row

WillGriff John

WillGriff John

Prop

Will Rowlands

Will Rowlands

Second Row

Louis Rees-Zammit

Louis Rees-Zammit

Winger

Nick Tompkins

Nick Tompkins

Centre

Rhys Webb

Rhys Webb

Scrum Half

Dewi Lake

Dewi Lake

Hooker

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