Jacob Ellison

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Jacob Ellison
Date of birth (1985-02-25) 25 February 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Wellington, New Zealand
Height 1.895 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
School Mana College, Porirua
University Victoria University of Wellington
Notable relative(s) Tamati Ellison (brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop forward
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–11 Wellington 45 (10)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–11
2012
Hurricanes
Highlanders
31
1
(0)
(0)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008  Māori
correct as of 9 June 2008.

Jacob Ellison (born 25 February 1985) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays for Otago in the ITM Cup. He is the younger brother of Tamati Ellison. Jacob plays the position of prop. He was born in Wellington. He has previously played for Wellington in the ITM Cup and the Hurricanes and Highlanders in Super Rugby.

Ellison made his Wellington debut in 2007 and his Hurricanes debut a year later. After four years with the Hurricanes, he played for the Highlanders in 2012. He was delisted at the end of the season after making only one competition appearance. Whilst he is a very mobile forward, having played as a loose forward in the past, he has often struggled to scrummage effectively at Super Rugby level.

Ellison is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington. He is a member of Ngati Porou.

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