Jake Webster (born 29 October 1983 in Melbourne, Australia) is a New Zealand National rugby league player. He plays the position of Centre and Wing for Castleford Tigers Rugby League Club.
He spent the early years of his life in Moonee Ponds before moving to Brisbane with his father. He began his rugby league career as an eight-year-old with the Valleys rugby league club and remained with the club through to under-18s. Jake was first spotted by former Melbourne Storm assistant coach Anthony Griffin in 2000 and was offered a place with Storm feeder side, Norths Devils. In 2001 he was selected in the QLD under-19s side and was offered a Storm contract soon after. He was the first Melbourne-born player to play with the Melbourne Storm. In round 16, 2006, he scored a memorable try that saved the Stom from certain defeat in one of the games of the year
Webster signed for the Gold Coast Titans in 2006 and is a member of their inaugural season, in 2007. He has also been selected for the New Zealand Rugby League Team.
He agreed a deal to join current English Super League side Hull Kingston Rovers on 30 August 2007 for a reported 3 year £100,000 per year contract after being released by the Titans. Jake made his debut in a 20-12 defeat to Leeds Rhinos in which he scored a brace and Hull KR's only tries. Jake made a good start to the 2010 season filling in for Paul Cooke at stand off and scoring a try in the opening fixture against Salford City Reds.
On the 26th of June Webster signed for European Super League side Castleford Tigers on a three-year deal, starting in 2013.
Webster played for the New Zealand Kiwis on a number of occasions despite being born and brought up in Australia.
Super League tries 
- Scores and results list Jake's try tally first.
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