Player Profile of Young Butchers Gun Jarrad Whitty

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Updated: April 28, 2014
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Anybody who saw the Butchers under 19’s run out with 10 men against 13 last week would have noticed the skill and football knowledge displayed from Hooker Jarrad Whitty. Jarrad has been selected the last few years to represent Illawarra in the Harold Mathews and S.G Ball competitions and returned at the completion of competitions to show his skills while wearing a Butchers Jumper. His individual try that he scored last year in the under 18’s was one of the best you will see from a young player. Hopefully we see Jarrad rise through the Thirroul ranks into First Grade although representing at a higher level may the only thing preventing it!

Name:  Jarrad Whitty

Date Of Birth: 31/03/97

Position/Positions Played: Hooker

Heigh: 175cm

Weigh: 76kg

First Year at club: 2006

Previous Club: No other clubs, always been a butcher

Rep Honours: Illawarra CRL (2 years), Harold Mathews 2013 SG Ball 2014

Occupation: Still at school

Toughest opponent: Blake Lawrie

Any Superstitions or game day rituals: None

Biggest career influence: Dad and Grandfather

Favourite Meal: Butter Chicken and Rice

Goal for 2014 season: Play best footy i can