Jack Cosgrove (rugby union)

Jack Cosgrove (born 30 July 1994) is a retired Scottish rugby union player playing most recently for Dragons in the Pro14.

Jack Cosgrove
Birth nameJack Cosgrove
Date of birth (1994-07-30) 30 July 1994 (age 25)
Place of birthCoventry, England
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight119 kg (18 st 10 lb)
SchoolCoundon Court School
UniversityHartpury College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2017
2015-2016
2017−2018
2018−2019
2019–
Worcester Warriors
Doncaster Knights
Edinburgh
London Scottish
Bristol
Worcester Warriors
Dragons
2
19
16
21
14
2
6
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013-2014 Scotland U20 12 (0)

Born in Coventry, Cosgrove attended Coundon Court School – alma mater of Scotland international Jim Hamilton – then Hartpury College, before joining Worcester Warriors Academy in 2013. In 2015, he signed a two-year deal with Edinburgh until May 2017.[1]

In March 2017, Cosgrove returned south with Bristol Rugby ahead of the 2017-18 Greene King IPA Championship season.[2]

In December 2018, Cosgrove left Bristol by mutual consent to return to Worcester Warriors.[3]

In June 2019, Cosgrove signed a two-year contract for Welsh region Dragons in the Pro14 from the 2019-20 season.[4]

It was announced in December 2019, that Cosgrove had been forced to retire from professional rugby, aged 25, because of a serious eye injury sustained in training.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Edinburgh Rugby sign Scotland U20 ace Jack Cosgrove". Edinburgh Evening News. 24 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Bristol sign Edinburgh prop Jack Cosgrove". BBC Sport. 22 March 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Jack Cosgrove: Worcester Warriors re-sign Bristol Bears prop forward". BBC Sport. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Jack Cosgrove: Prop joins Dragons from Worcester". BBC Sport. 4 June 2019. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Jack Cosgrove: Dragons prop forced to retire through injury". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 December 2019.