Jason Marshall (rugby union)

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Jason Marshall
Full name Jason Marshall
Date of birth (1985-02-05) February 5, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth North Vancouver, Canada
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 107.9 kg (238 lb)
School Carson Graham Secondary
University Simon Fraser University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Capilano RFC
James Bay AA
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011-2013
2013-2014
2014-
Aurillac
La Rochelle
Hawke's Bay
37
5
12
(5)
(0)
(0)
correct as of 24 October 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008- Canada 27 (15)

Jason Marshall (born 5 February 1985 in North Vancouver[disambiguation needed], British Columbia) is a Canadian rugby union player. His position is tighthead prop, and he has played 27 tests for the Canadian national team. Marshall currently plays for Atlantique Stade Rochelais in the Rugby Pro D2. Marshall had previously played rugby in the British Columbia Premiership with Capilano RFC and James Bay Athletic Association, BC Bears in the Canadian Rugby Championship, and Stade Aurillacois Cantal Auvergne in the Rugby Pro D2.[1]

Marshall originally had aspirations of becoming a professional football player as he played as a quarterback with Simon Fraser University and eventually tried out for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. After being cut from the Eskimos Marshall focused on rugby eventually making the Canadian national senior team in 2008.[2]

Marshall competed for Canada at the 2011 Rugby World Cup starting at tighthead prop in all four of Canada's pool matches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canadian prop Jason Marshall signs pro deal in France on back of Rugby World Cup". Winnipeg Free Press. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 22 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Ovenell-Carter, Adam (September 2011). "Former Clan QB earning stripes at RWC". The Peak. Retrieved 22 December 2011.