Karl Lowe

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Karl Lowe
Birth name Karl William Lowe
Date of birth (1984-09-17) 17 September 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Hastings, New Zealand
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb)
School Hastings Boys High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Canon Eagles
Provence Rugby
18 (5)
Correct as of 19 January 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–13 Hawke's Bay 100 (105)
Correct as of 25 October 2013
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–13 Hurricanes 41 (10)
Correct as of 15 July 2013
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010, 2012, 2009 Maori All Blacks
New Zealand Junior All Blacks

Karl Lowe (born 17 September 1984) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. Lowe is from Hastings and attended St Johns College and Hastings Boys High School.

In 2004 he debuted for Hawke's Bay against the Bay of Plenty Steamers. Where he went onto playing 100 first class games for the provence from 2004-2013.

In 2009 he was selected for the Hurricanes. Where he spent 5 years playing for the franchise.

In 2014 Lowe left for offshore and sign a 2 year contract for Japanese club Canon Eagles. In the Top League.

The 2016-17 season Lowe sign with french rugby club Provence Rugby. which in base in Aix en Provence. In the south of France.

Lowe nationals honours. He was selected in the 2009 Junior All Blacks for the Pacific Nations Cup. Lowe was part of the 2010 and 2012 Maori All Blacks. Tours


Lowe made six starts and five appearances from the reserves bench for the Hurricanes this season. At the breakdown Lowe is quite a destructive force and can also carry the ball and link with support. Lowe also made three appearances for the Junior All Blacks in this year's Pacific Nations Cup.

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