Josh Kronfeld


Sports speaker, television personality and former All Blacks player Josh Kronfeld is a retired rugby union player who, since retirement, has become a rugby speaker and TV presenter in both the UK and his home nation. Born in Hastings, New Zealand Josh Kronfeld made his rugby union debut in 1993 playing for Otago after graduating from the local university. Remaining with Otago for seven years Kronfeld also played Super Rugby for the New Zealand Highlander’s team.

Playing as a flanker, Josh Kronfeld also gained more than fifty gaps for his National Team and made appearances as a player and rugby speaker at both the 1995 and 1999 Rugby World Cups. Josh Kronfeld left New Zealand in 2000 to join British team Leicester where he worked as a player and rugby speaker from 2001 until his retirement in 2003.

Upon retirement Josh Kronfeld began working as a dedicated rugby speaker, appearing at sporting events and conferences around the globe. He returned to Otago to undertake a physiotherapy degree and upon graduating, began working as a sports speaker and TV presenter back in New Zealand.

His credits as a TV presenter include the ChoiceTV series Brunch, he was also a contestant on the 2009 New Zealand series of Dancing with the Stars.

To book Josh Kronfeld as the rugby speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Josh is known to cover the following topics:

  • Rugby Union
  • Otago Rugby Club
  • Leicester Tigers Rugby Club
  • Sports Broadcasting