Jake Schatz (born 25 July 1990 in Springwood, Queensland) is an Australian rugby union player. He currently plays as flanker or Number 8 for London Irish. Schatz made his debut for the Reds during the 2010 Super 14 season.[1] He was educated at John Paul College (Brisbane) and the Anglican Church Grammar School.[2]

Jake Schatz
Birth nameJake Schatz
Date of birth (1990-07-25) 25 July 1990 (age 29)
Place of birthSpringwood, Queensland, Australia
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight110 kg (17 st 5 lb; 243 lb)
SchoolACGS
Rugby union career
Position(s) Blindside Flanker / Number 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014−2017
2017−
Brisbane City
London Irish
7
28
(25)
(0)
Correct as of 6 November 2017
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010−16
2017
Reds
Rebels
85
6
(35)
(0)
Correct as of 6 November 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Australia 2 (0)
Correct as of 23 November 2014

Jake was selected as the 2008 QLD Premier Colts player of the year. He captained Sunnybank to the 2008 QLD Premier Colts premiership.[3]

Jake toured with the 2008 QLD Reds development squad on their end of season trip to Ireland and France.

Jake was named captain of the Australian U20 team for the 2010 Junior World Championships in Argentina.[4]

Jake was awarded the QLD Reds 2010 Rookie Of The Year prize.[5]

On 5 June 2017 it was announced that Schatz had signed for London Irish in the English Premiership.[6]

Super Rugby StatisticsEdit

As of 6 November 2017[7]
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2010 Reds 9 5 4 450 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Reds 7 1 6 217 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Reds 16 12 4 972 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Reds 17 17 0 1294 4 0 0 0 20 0 0
2014 Reds 16 16 0 1259 2 0 0 0 10 0 0
2015 Reds 13 13 0 949 2 0 0 0 10 0 0
2016 Reds 7 7 0 464 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Rebels 6 2 4 208 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 91 73 19 5813 8 0 0 0 40 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jake Schatz". Queensland Rugby. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
  2. ^ Mason, James (2011). Churchie: The Centenary Register. Brisbane, Australia: The Anglican Church Grammar School. ISBN 978-0-646-55807-3.
  3. ^ "Rugby". www.redsrugby.com.au. Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  4. ^ rugby.com.au ml/news/archive/section/21893 http://www.rugby.com.au/news/under_20s/2010/schatz_named_australian_under20s_captain,138975.ht ml/news/archive/section/21893 Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 1 December 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ http://qru.com.au/library/reds_players/schatz,_jake,67312.html/section/40810
  6. ^ "NEW SIGNING: London Irish snap up Australian international". London Irish. London Irish Scottish Richmond Ltd. 5 June 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Player Statistics". It's Rugby.

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