Jamie George rugby player
Jamie George rugby player

Jamie George

20th Oct 1990 1.83m/114kg Hooker

The young hooker is a star in the making and has already represented England at Under-16, U18 and U20 levels. He is a giant of a man and a powerful scrummager from the middle of the front row.

An academy graduate, George joined Saracens aged 14 and made his senior debut in 2009.

Won the Premiership with Saracens in 2011, 2015 and 2016. Had previously twice been a losing finalist. Won the Champions Cup having been a losing finalist the previous year.

He made his RBS 6 Nations debut off the bench against Scotland in 2016, also appeared against Italy and Ireland. Toured Australia last summer scoring a try in the 3rd test in Sydney. Added four further caps in the Autumn.

The 26-year-old, a former Haileybury student made 12 caps for England as he enters the 2017 6 Nations tournament. George also became an integral presence in a rejuvenated England squad.

Despite producing the best rugby of his career he has the misfortune of playing in the same position as Dylan Hartley, in the loose where he can be as skilful as he is dynamic. George has edged ahead of Hartley, he is the most versatile hooker in English rugby.

Despite being second choice hooker for England in the 6 Nations, George was selected in Warren Gatland's 41 man British & Irish Lions squad to New Zealand. George had made 17 caps for England at the time of selection.

In October 2017, George signed a long-term contract extension with Saracens, putting pen to paper to a new deal that will keep him in north London through to 2021.

He has made over 177 appearances for the side and has forged a role as one of the team’s core leaders.

George too his England Test cap tally to 25 during the 2018 Six Nations.

As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, George has had 47 European Cups scoring 3 tries and 15 points.

Ahead of the 2019 Six Nations, George has had 13 previous 6 Nations appearances. He has yet to score any points.

JW May 18
ML 01/02/19

Career

saracens Saracens
Hooker
2009 - present
england England
Hooker
2015 - present
Haileybury
Hooker
R2fRSPlg British & Irish Lions
Hooker
2017 - present
England Saxons
Hooker
2014 - 2017