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2016 Spring/Fall Rugby Recruit: Jacob Barnes

The Person

  • Jacob is a well mannered, confident young man
  • Highly valued member of the community
  • Team member from school that visited Cambodia to build houses for poor communities and orphanage re-modelling
  • Volunteered for numerous sporting events in his community for many years
  • Jacob is the ideal college recruit- he is a well educated, well rounded gentleman with a high level of sporting prowess, specifically in Rugby
  • Please view Jacob’s school character reference below

The Student

  • Attended the best high school in his region that provides well rounded educational outcomes – Nowra Anglican College
  • Registered for SAT exams November, December 2015
  • Achieved in the top 10 % of his cohort throughout high school to date
  • Current subjects: Geography, Maths, Advanced English, Personal Development and Business Studies
  • Completed Workplace Health & Safety course

The Player

  • Outstanding all round athlete
  • Biggest asset is pure speed
  • School champion swimmer, track and field athlete, cross country
  • Accomplished state sprinter, hurdler, triple jumper
  • Selected for several State Rugby Teams in New South Wales
  • Positions: Fullback, Winger, Center
  • Selected for Australia Rugby Gold Youth Program- received 6 months specialises training
  • Suited to 15’s and 7’s being electrifyingly fast but also a good defender
  • Toured USA 2014 as part of State Country Rugby Team
  • Toured Hong Kong and Singapore 2015 as part of State Country Rugby Team
  • Please view the reference from Jacob’s rugby coach below
  • Extensive information regarding Jacob’s rugby skills and career can be seen in his Rugby Resume below
  • Please view video below


If you feel that Jacob could be a useful fit, please contact Chris Bates.

Phone: +61 407 639 551 | Email: chris@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: chris.bates4