Joshua Furno rugby player
Joshua Furno rugby player

Joshua Furno

21st Oct 1989 1.99m/112kg No 4 Lock

Born in Australia and growing up in Italy, Furno started his career with Viadana. He then moved to Aironi in the Pro 12, before leaving again to RC Narbonne in the French D2. After a number of years in Italian domestic rugby, Furno moved to Biarritz in 2013, and Newcastle in 2014. He made his international debut for Italy against Scotland in the Autumn of 2011.

The 6’7" giant is a dominant lock and always a prominent presence in the line out. Furno has been an ever present in the Newcastle side since his move, and represented Italy at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

2016 saw the lock sign for Pro12 outfit Zebre before receiving a call-up to the Italy squad for the 2017 Six Nations tournament.
Furno has played 14 Six Nations matches scoring 10 points.

In June 2017 Furno signed with New Zealand side Otago for the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup season

JW June 2017

Career

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No 4 Lock
2019 - present
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No 5 Lock
2013 - 2014
newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
No 5 Lock
2014 - 2016
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No 4 Lock
2016 - 2017
italy Italy
No 4 Lock
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No 4 Lock
2017 - 2017
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No 4 Lock
2019 - 2019