- Number: 239
- Position: Loose Forward
- Born: 21/09/93
- Height: 1.94m
- Weight: 113kg
- Province: Auckland
- Provincial Debut: 2012 v Manawatu
- Blues Debut: 2015 v Rebels
- Blues Caps: 9
Edwards made his Blues debut in 2015 against the Rebels and plays both flanker and number 8 for Auckland Rugby.
He captained the St Kentigern College First XV and was a member of the New Zealand Under 20 team in 2013. Following on from this, Edwards gained further international honours in 2015 with selection for the Maori All Blacks. He’s been a member of the Blues’ squad since 2013.
At the end of the 2016 season, Joe took up a contract with Bordeaux in France.