Jason Clark is a South Sydney junior who has risen through the junior representative teams to represent his local team at NRL level. Has his Rabbitohs first grade number tattooed on his foot. Often mistaken for Michael Crocker on the field.
Junior club: Coogee Randwick Wombats
Representative honours: NSW Under 17s; NSW CCC Under 18s
Place of birth: Sydney, NSW
First grade debut: Rabbitohs vs Dragons, ANZ Stadium, 29 August 2009 (Rd 25)
Rabbitohs debut: Rabbitohs vs Dragons, ANZ Stadium, 29 August 2009 (Rd 25)
First Grade Games: 70 (70 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Tries: 4 (4 for the Rabbitohs)
First Grade Points: 16 (16 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Games: 47 (47 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Tries: 20 (20 for the Rabbitohs)
Under 20s Points: 80 (80 for the Rabbitohs)
What do you like to do outside of football: Go down to the beach, fishing, anything outdoors.
Community activities: Souths Cares and junior football teams.
Education:Year 12 at Marcellin College. Carpentry at TAFE. Personal Training and Business courses.
What do you remember about your debut game: Tackling Wendell Sailor.
What are your goals in Rugby League: To get a starting spot and win a Grand Final.
What's the best advice you've received from someone: Never give up at anything.
What was your first job: Working in a seafood shop.
What are you reading at the moment: This survey!
Favourite book: The Power of One.
Favourite song/album on your iPod: Kid Mac.
What is your favourite place to go on holiday: Bali.
Where is one place in the world you want to go, but are yet to travel to: America.
Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions: Get everything ready and lay it out on my bed.
Which meal do you cook best: Chicken dishes.
What could you not live without: Family.
What was your best subject at school: Woodwork.
What was your worst subject at school: Everything else!
If you were not a footballer what would you be doing: Carpentry.
Earliest football memory: Running side to side across the field.
Best moment in your Rugby League career so far: The games we won by one or two points. The win over the Roosters in 2012 comes to mind!
Moment that changed your career: Getting a call and being asked to play on the weekend for the NRL team.
What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players: Always enjoy yourself. Football is a way to meet new friends and make good memories.
Which of the young players at the Rabbitohs has the most potential and why: It's hard to put it down to one player. It is exciting to see all of the young talent.
What's on your bucket list? (Barbara V. – Member # 38394): See the seven wonders of the world.
Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? (Kortlee M. – Member # 2351): Michael Crocker and Michael Maguire. They get the best out of me.
What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby league so far? (Steve W. - Member # 28030): Getting engaged.
Of all the past South Sydney players, who are the top three you would liked to have played with? (Drew S. – Member # 36922): Bob McCarthy, John Sattler and Craig Coleman.
What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? (Bill K. – Member # 27210): Being a close and tight group.
Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time (Carl H. – Member # 3002): Bob McCarthy and John Sattler.
What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney (John G. – Member # 29026): Everything. It is all I have wanted to do.
Who were your favourite players when you were a kid (Nik J. – Member # 1914): Michael Crocker and Andrew Johns.
What would winning Souths' 21st premiership mean to you (Philip C. – Member # 14140): It would be life changing. A real dream come true.
Who is the biggest pest in the team and why (Kieran H. – Member # 349): Issac Luke and Adam Reynolds.
What is the funniest thing you've seen or heard on a football field? (Scott - Member # 5475): Willie Mason saying to the referee that Dylan Farrell should be penalised for palming too hard!
At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? (Anthony D. - Member # 12410): A player who never gave up and put his body on the line every time.