Josh Ovens

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Josh Ovens
Josh Ovens.jpg
Date of birth (1989-07-11) 11 July 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
School Monkton Combe School
Milton Abbey School
University University of Bath
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Bristol (loan)

Josh Ovens (born 11 July 1989 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England) is a rugby union player for Bath in the Aviva Premiership.[1] He plays as a back-row. He enjoyed a spell on loan to Bristol in the Aviva Championship, but has signed a deal with Bath since then.


Ovens was educated at the Prep School of Monkton Combe School,[2] a boarding independent school for pupils up to the age of 13 in Combe Down, a village suburb of the city of Bath in Somerset in South West England, followed by Milton Abbey School,[3][4] a boarding independent school in the village of Milton Abbas, near the market town of Blandford Forum in Dorset (also in South West England).


Ovens' first cousin is Lawrence Ovens.


  1. ^ "Player stats: Josh Ovens". Premiership Rugby. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Rugby - Boys play at local, county and national level Publisher: Monkton Combe School. Retrieved: 20 April, 2013.
  3. ^ Ovens named in England Under-20 side Publisher: This is - (The Bath Chronicle). Published: 2 February, 2009. Retrieved: 20 April, 2013.
  4. ^ School's double honour Publisher: This is Published: 30 January, 2009. Retrieved: 20 April, 2013.