San Diego Legion signed Joe Walsh for the 2022 Major League Rugby season. The 28-year-old loosehead prop is 6’3″ and 270 lbs.
Joe is from Hamilton, New Zealand, and began playing rugby when he was 5 years old. He attended Hamilton Boys’ High School, played rugby, and also played with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Rugby team.
Joe played club rugby with Woodlands. played with Waikato in 2015 and since 2016 have earned over 50 caps for the Southland Stags playing in the Mitre 10 Cup, currently renamed as the Bunnings Provincial Rugby Championship.
He made his debut for the Stags in 2016 against Otago and in the 2019-2020 season for the Super Rugby Auckland-based Blues against the Lions, when he joined the team as injury cover.