Rhys Jacks

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Rhys Jacks
Rhys Jacks Toronto.jpg
Personal information
Born (1990-01-21) 21 January 1990 (age 29)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 13 st 10 lb (87 kg)
Playing information
Position Scrum-half, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–15 Souths Logan Magpies 33 6 0 0 24
2016 Sheffield Eagles 15 2 0 0 8
2017 Toronto Wolfpack 22 6 0 0 24
2018 Sunshine Coast Falcons 17 0 0 0 0
2019 Easts Tigers 0 0 0 0 0
Total 87 14 0 0 56
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2015 Canada 2 0 0 0 0
As of 10 December 2018
Source: [1][2][3]

Rhys Jacks (born 21 January 1990) is a Canadian international rugby league footballer who plays for the Easts Tigers in the Intrust Super Cup. He played for the Toronto Wolfpack during their inaugural season. He previously played for the Sheffield Eagles in the Kingstone Press Championship. He plays as a scrum-half and can also operate as a hooker.

Background

Jacks was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He is of Canadian descent.

Career

Jacks has played for the Souths Logan Magpies in the Queensland Cup and was previously in the system of the Easts Tigers.[4]

Jacks is a Canadian international. His brother Ryley Jacks is a fellow representative for Canada.[5]

Jacks joined the Toronto Wolfpack in 2017.[6] Later that year, in October, he was named as one of five players to leave the Wolfpack before the 2018 season.[7] He was released to make room for incoming international players, despite representing Canada internationally he does not count as Canadian per Rugby Football League rules.[8]

Upon return to his native Australia for the 2018 season, Jacks signed with the Sunshine Coast Falcons.[9] Jacks returned to his initial rugby league organization of the Easts Tigers for the 2019 season.[10]

References

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
  2. ^ Rugby League Project
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Rhys Jacks". QRL. 6 September 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  5. ^ "Bulls sign halfback". Bradford Bulls. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  6. ^ "Toronto Wolfpack sign Canada captain Rhys Jacks and Blake Wallace". Sky Sports. 16 August 2016. Retrieved 6 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Toronto Wolfpack Confirm Departing Players". torontowolfpack.com. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Canada rugby captain deemed an import in Canada | Toronto Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 22 March 2018.
  9. ^ Taylor, Steele. "Rhys Jacks to be pitched into action for Falcons". Sunshine Coast Daily. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Experience headlines Easts Tigers player gains". Queensland Rugby League. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2018.

External links

  • Toronto Wolfpack profile
  • Sheffield Eagles profile
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