Joe Powell is an Australian rugby union player who currently plays scrum-half for the London Irish, in the English Premiership. He is also a member of the Brumbies extended playing squad, making his first appearances for the franchise during the 2015 Super Rugby Season at the age of 21. While Powell attended Marist College he was a member of the Australian Schoolboys shadow squad in 2012 and was part of the Australian under 20 side which competed in the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship in New Zealand. In 2016, he was selected in the 39-man Australian squad for the Test series against England. Powell was the starting scrumhalf in the Brumbies 28-23 grand final victory over the Queensland Reds to claim the 2020 Super Rugby AU title.