Jake Schatz

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
Place of birthSpringwood, Queensland, Australia
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight110 kg (17 st 5 lb; 243 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Blindside Flanker / Number 8
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Brisbane City
London Irish
Correct as of 6 November 2017
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
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 Statistics

As of 6 November 2017[7]
2010 Reds9544500000000
2011 Reds7162170000000
2012 Reds161249720000000
2013 Reds17170129440002000
2014 Reds16160125920001000
2015 Reds1313094920001000
2016 Reds7704640000000
2017 Rebels6242080000000


  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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