Jackson Hastings

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Jackson Hastings
Jackson Hastings.jpg
Personal information
Born (1996-01-04) 4 January 1996 (age 22)
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
Playing information
Position Halfback, Five-eighth, Hooker

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–16 Sydney Roosters 34 1 31 1 67
2017–18 Manly Sea Eagles 13 2 3 0 14
2018– Salford Red Devils 6 5 11 0 42
Total 53 8 45 1 123
As of 13 October 2018
Source: [1][2]

Jackson Hastings (born 4 January 1996) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Salford Red Devils in the Betfred Super League. He plays as a halfback and five-eighth. He previously played for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and the Sydney Roosters.

Background[edit]

Born in Wollongong, New South Wales, Hastings is of English descent through his grandmother.[3] He played his junior football for the Western Suburbs Red Devils before being signed by the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

Playing career[edit]

In 2012 and 2013, Hastings played for the New South Wales Under 16s and Under 18s teams respectively.[4][5]

In 2013, Hastings played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons' NYC team,[6] and was selected for the Australian Schoolboys.

On 27 August 2013, Hastings signed with the Sydney Roosters on a 3-year contract,[7][8] rejecting offers from St. George Illawarra, North Queensland Cowboys and Newcastle Knights.[9] He played for the Roosters' NYC team in 2014.

In Round 26 of the 2014 NRL season, Hastings made his NRL debut for the Roosters against the South Sydney Rabbitohs.[10][11][12]

On 2 May 2015, Hastings played for the Junior Kangaroos against Junior Kiwis.[13] On 8 July 2015, Hastings played for the New South Wales Under-20s team against the Queensland Under-20s team.[14]

In December 2016, Hastings signed a 2-year contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2017.[15] Hastings made his Debut for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in Round 3 of the 2017 NRL season against the North Queensland Cowboys coming off the bench and filling in at Fullback and Scoring a try as the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles defeated the North Queensland Cowboys 30-8.[16].

At the start of the 2018 season, Hastings was involved in a well publicised falling out with fellow Manly player Daly Cherry-Evans and coach Trent Barrett. He was banished to reserve grade to play for Blacktown Workers and told he would be moved on by the club.[17][18] On 26 June 2018, Hastings was released from the remainder of his contract with Manly. The club released a statement saying "Manly Warringah Sea Eagles have today released Jackson Hastings from the remainder of his contract, effective immediately, The Club and Jackson’s management have made the decision mutually".[19]

On 12 July 2018, Hastings signed a one year deal to join English side the Salford Red Devils.[20][21]

Personal life[edit]

Hastings is the son of Megan Harrod and former Sydney Roosters player Kevin Hastings.[11][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
  2. ^ "Jackson Hastings - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  3. ^ "Salford coach Ian Watson tips Jackson Hastings for England". Sky Sports. 27 September 2018. Retrieved 28 September 2018.
  4. ^ "NSW Under 16s - NSWRL Academy - FOX SPORTS PULSE". foxsportspulse.com. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  5. ^ "NYC Quartet Selected for NSW U18 Origin - Dragons". dragons.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  6. ^ "Sydney Roosters ready to join fight to sign son of legendary Kevin 'Horrie' Hastings". dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  7. ^ "Roosters officially sign Jackson Hastings to a three year deal from 2014 | 26 Rounds". 26rounds.com. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  8. ^ "Jackson Hastings signs with Roosters | NRL | Zero Tackle". zerotackle.com. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  9. ^ "Wayne Bennett, Nick Politis go after Horrie's son, Jackson Hastings". dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  10. ^ "Late Mail: Robbo names debutant - Roosters". roosters.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  11. ^ a b "The 18-year-old son of Roosters great Kevin Hastings, Jackson, will make his debut against South Sydney at Allianz Stadium". dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  12. ^ "Jackson Hastings to make his debut | NRL | Zero Tackle". zerotackle.com. Retrieved 2014-09-04.
  13. ^ "Representative Round team lists". NRL.com. 2015-04-28. Retrieved 2015-05-03.
  14. ^ "PAY'S SAY: NSW Under-20s side". NSWRL.com.au. Retrieved 2015-07-09.
  15. ^ SeaEagles.com.au (2016-04-12). "Manly sign Jackson Hastings". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-12-23.
  16. ^ "NRL 2017 - Round 3". rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 2017-08-18.
  17. ^ https://www.smh.com.au/sport/nrl/lussick-let-rip-at-barrett-before-taking-toronto-lifeline-20180421-p4zaxr.html
  18. ^ http://www.sportingnews.com/au/league/news/jackson-hastings-manly-sea-eagles-nrl-trent-barrett-daly-cherry-evans-lyall-gorman/1we0jniss2ee19lowniey19zl
  19. ^ https://www.news.com.au/sport/nrl/jackson-hastings-released-from-manly/news-story/28dcac5b9f56df1a9ffd45648808baf5
  20. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/44807351
  21. ^ http://www.skysports.com/rugby-league/news/12207/11434173/salford-sign-australian-jackson-hastings-to-boost-super-league-fight
  22. ^ "NRL rising star: Sydney Roosters recruit, young halfback Jackson Hastings". foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 2014-09-04.

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