Player Profile – Jack Eager

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Updated: August 14, 2014

When Butchers faithful hear the name Eager, the one that is etched into Thirroul Butchers History is Jacks father Blake who in 1999 broke his kneecap in a semi final, only to strap it up the following week and steer the Butchers to one of their most famous Grand Final wins. On the sideline that day was a young Jack Eager who lists Blake as having the biggest influence on his career so far.

Jack is a Illawarra SG Ball representative player who will be hoping he can lead the young Butchers to a semi final win this weekend and hopefully we see another Eager carrying the trophy around on Grand Final Day. Jack has had an outstanding year in the colts and will be a player to watch through the grades in the next few seasons.

Name: Jack eager

DOB: 1/4/97

Positions Played: Half back/ hooker & 5/8

Height: 174cm

Weight: 68kg

First year at club: 2002 first year

Previous clubs: No previous club

Rep Honours: Harold Matt’s 2 years SG ball first year

Occupation: Student

Toughest Opponent: Blake Lawrie

Best Player you have played with: Jackson Hastings

Any superstitions or game day rituals: No

Biggest career influence: Dad

Favourite Meal: Cheese chips

Favourite Holiday Location: Bali

Goal for 2014 season: Remain half back For SG ball