Jacob Gagan

Jacob Gagan
Jacob Gagan Newcastle.jpg
Personal information
Born (1993-03-25) 25 March 1993 (age 27)
Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014 Cronulla Sharks 7 5 0 0 20
2017 Newcastle Knights 1 1 0 0 4
2019 South Sydney 1 0 0 0 0
Total 9 6 0 0 24
As of 12 April 2019
Source: [1]

Jacob Gagan (born 25 March 1993) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who last played as a winger and centre for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL.

He previously played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League.

Background

Born in Westmead, New South Wales, Gagan played his junior rugby league for the Cabramatta Two Blues, before being signed by the Parramatta Eels.

Playing career

Early career

From 2010 to 2012, Gagan played for the Parramatta Eels' NYC team.[2][3] In 2010, he played for the Australian Schoolboys.[4][5] In 2013, he joined the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles on a 1-year contract.[6][7] In November 2013, he signed a one-year contract with the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks starting in 2014.[8][9]

2014

In round 13 of the 2014 NRL season, Gagan made his NRL debut for Cronulla-Sutherland against the St. George Illawarra Dragons, playing on the wing in the Sharks' 0-30 loss at WIN Stadium.[10][11] In July, he re-signed with Cronulla on a two-year contract. Gagan made a total of seven appearances for Cronulla in the 2014 NRL season as the club finished last on the table.[12][13]

2016

In November, after missing out on NRL selection for Cronulla-Sutherland throughout the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons, Gagan signed a one-year contract with the Newcastle Knights starting in 2017.[14]

2017

Gagan made his Knights debut in round 5 of the 2017 season against his former club Cronulla-Sutherland, scoring a try.[15][16] That would be his lone appearance for the Knights as he was not offered a new contract beyond 2017.[17] In November, he signed a 1-year contract with the South Sydney Rabbitohs starting in 2018.[18]

2018

Gagan spent the entirety of 2018 playing for foundation club North Sydney in the Intrust Super Premiership NSW competition.[19]

2019

Gagan made his debut for South Sydney in round 3 of the 2019 NRL season against Manly-Warringah after being called into the side as a replacement for the injured Greg Inglis.[20]

2020

In February, it was revealed that Gagan had been released by South Sydney.[21]

References

  1. ^ "Jacob Gagan - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ "G". Nyc Database. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Jacob Gagan player results, scores, news and statistics". rleague.com. Archived from the original on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  4. ^ "2010 Australian Schoolboys Team Announced - Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". Foxsportspulse.com. 25 June 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  5. ^ "ASSRL Schoolboys rugby league news, Australian Secondary School Rugby League, Australian Schoolboys". Ourfootyteam.com. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  6. ^ Rugby League (23 February 2013). "Clubs restack from backs to their packs". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Jacob Gagan". Sports Buzz. 29 January 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  8. ^ "'Guru' Grothe hooked by Sharks | St George & Sutherland Shire Leader". theleader.com.au. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  9. ^ "Gagan joins Sharks – Sea Eagles". seaeagles.com.au. Archived from the original on 7 June 2014. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  10. ^ "NRL 2014 - Round 13". Rugby League Project. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  11. ^ "Late Mail – Sharks v Dragons – Sharks". sharks.com.au. Retrieved 7 June 2014.
  12. ^ NRL. "secure talented pair". Sharks. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  13. ^ "Sharks set for wooden spoon after defeat to Raiders". The Guardian.
  14. ^ NewcastleKnights.com.au (2 August 2014). "Jacob Gagan signs on with Knights". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 11 November 2016.
  15. ^ "Updated team lists: Sharks v Knights". NRL.com. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  16. ^ Ferguson, Shawn Dollin and Andrew. "Custom Match List - Rugby League Project". www.rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  17. ^ "NRL contracts: Daniel Mortimer Sharks, Bodene Thompson, David Fifita, Dean Pay Josh Cleeland Bulldogs — Market Watch". 17 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  18. ^ "Rabbitohs sign Gagan and Martin for 2018 - Zero Tackle". 3 November 2017. Retrieved 3 November 2017.
  19. ^ "ISP Round 3". North Sydney Bears.
  20. ^ "After eight games in five years, Gagan has big shoes to fill at Souths". Sydney Morning Herald.
  21. ^ "2020 preview South Sydney". www.leagueunlimited.com.

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