Josh Jackson

From Canterbury Commons
Jump to: navigation, search

Josh Jackson (born 8 January 1991) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays second-row and lock, but can fill in at five-eighth.

Background

Born in Gulgong, New South Wales, Jackson played his junior football for the Gulgong Bull Terriers and Mudgee Dragons before moving to Newcastle, New South Wales. In Newcastle, Jackson played for the Valentine-Eleebana Red Devils and Lakes United Seagulls. In 2009, he was signed by the Newcastle Knights. He played for the Knights' SG Ball team.

Professional playing career

In 2010, Jackson moved down to Sydney, New South Wales after being signed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. He played for the Bulldogs' NYC team in 2010 and 2011, playing over 50 games[1] before moving on to the Bulldogs' NSW Cup reserve-grade team in 2012.

In Round 16 of the 2012 NRL season, Jackson made his NRL debut for the Bulldogs against the Melbourne Storm.[2]

In 2013, Jackson was selected for the Country team to play the City in the annual City vs Country match.

References

External links