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Jesse Martin

Jesse Martin
  • Date of Birth: 21-02-1997
  • Height: 186cm
  • Weight: 94kg
  • Position: Lock, Hooker
  • Rep. Honours: Rugby League: ACT under 18s; ACT under 16s; ACT under 14s; ACT under 12s. Rugby Union: ACT Brumbies under 16s; ACT Brumbies under 14s; ACT Brumbies under 12s
  • Junior Clubs: Queanbeyan Blues
  • Twitter: jessemartin
  • Instagram: JesseMartin97

Jesse joins the Rabbitohs after leading the Sea Eagles' under 20s squad as captain to the 2017 Holden Cup premiership. A hard-working, robust player, Jesse will be putting his best foot forward to force his way into the Rabbitohs' top 17 in 2018.

Nickname: Cracker

Birthplace: Canberra, ACT

Hobbies: Motorbike riding and golf

Awards and Honours: Holden Cup premiership with Sea Eagles (2017 – captain)

NRL Games:

0 (0 for the Rabbitohs)

 

What’s your earliest football memory?

Playing in the freezing cold in Queanbeyan on early Sunday mornings. I was playing under 8's.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

To work hard and to keep pushing for a first grade spot.

What is the best moment in your Rugby League career so far?

Holding up the 2017 under 20's Holden Cup Premiership trophy.

What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players? Work hard, never give up and practice, practice, practice!
If I wasn't playing Rugby League for a living, I would be... working with my twin brother Matt and Dad as a Carpenter.
What's the best advice you've received from someone? If you want something bad enough never give up.
Biggest influence of your career? It would have to be my Dad, family and friends for the support they have given me.
What would you spend your last $10 on? Food!
First job? Carpenter.
First car? 1997 Holden Ute.
What is your best feature? Honesty.
Favourite colour? Red.
Favourite Superhero? Batman.
Favourite meal? Roast.
Favourite sportsperson? Benji Marshall and Jason Day.
Favourite movie? Fast and the Furious. 
Who is your celebrity look-a-like? James O'Connor
Where is one place in the world you want to visit? Greece.
Do you have any pets? Two dogs - Billy and Carter.
What is your biggest claim to fame? Federal Golf Open when I was 14..... surprised myself!!!