Jack de Belin Biography
Jack de Belin was born 17 March 1991. He is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL. He plays as a lock.
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Jack de Belin Personal information
|Jack de Belin Age||He was born on 17th March 1991Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia|
|Jack de Belin Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Jack de Belin Weight||107 kg (16 st 12 lb; 236 lb)|
|Position||Lock, Prop, Second-row|
Jack de Belin Early career
De Belin started playing rugby as a junior with St Gregory’s College, Campbelltown and the Cootamundra Bulldogs in Group 9. He was then signed by St George Illawarra and competed in the 2011 National Youth Competition where he made it into the team of the year squad.
Jack de Belin First grade career
De Belin made his debut for St George Illawarra on 27th June 2011 against Manly and played three first grade matches that year. He signed a year extension deal with St George Illawarra in 2014 which would see him play with the club until the end of 2017. He went on to make 21 appearances for St George Illawarra in the 2014 season.
Se Belin was in the St George Illawarra side which made the finals but were eliminated by Canterbury-Bankstown in the first week in 2015. He made twenty-two appearances for the season and was a regular in the lineup. 2016 saw him make his representative debut when chosen to represent New South Wales Country in the annual City vs Country game. That year he again regularly featured in the Dragons’ first-grade line-up and made twenty-one appearances for the season.
De Belin was again chosen to represent New South Wales Country in what would be the final City vs Country match in 2017. In May 2017, he was named in an extended New South Wales side to take on Queensland in Game 1 of the 2017 State of Origin series. He also signed another three-year extension deal to stay at St George Illawarra until 2020.
2018 was a stellar season for de Belin. He was selected to play for New South Wales in the 2018 State of Origin series, played in all games of the series and was a crucial part of the Blues’ 2-1 series victory.
Jack de Belin Sexual Assault
On 13 December 2018, de Belin was charged by police with aggravated sexual assault following an encounter with a woman in Wollongong. The incident is reported to have happened after the woman had left a nightclub with a group of men including de Belin. The woman was under the impression the group would head to another nightclub but ended up at an apartment block where it is claimed de Belin, and another St George player stripped naked and sexually assaulted her. De Belin has denied the allegations and any wrongdoing.