Jeremy Paul
Birth nameJeremy Paul
Date of birth (1977-03-14) 14 March 1977 (age 46)[1]
Place of birthHamilton, New Zealand
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Weight102 kg (16 st 1 lb)
SchoolSt Stephens,Bombay,Auckland (Tipene)
SpouseRhiannon Paul
Children4 children
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker, Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2007
2007–08
Brumbies
Gloucester
112
6
(115)
(0)
Correct as of =
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998- 2006 Australia 72 (70)
Correct as of 12 Sept 2006
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
Australia

Jeremy Paul (born 14 March 1977) is a New Zealand-born Australia rugby union player. He played hooker for the Wallabies and the ACT Brumbies.

At the end of 2005, Paul was awarded the John Eales Medal, receiving 194 votes from his teammates.[3] He ruptured a tendon during the Wallabies 24-16 Tri-Nations' loss to South Africa in September 2006 and underwent surgery, and was forced to miss the European tour.[4]

He has won 72 caps for Australia and 112 Super Rugby caps for the ACT Brumbies.

In May 2007 Paul signed with Gloucester Rugby for the start of the 2007/08 season but, for contractual reasons, he was not able to join the squad until after the 2007 Rugby World Cup.[5] He made his Gloucester Rugby debut on 27 October 2007 in the Anglo-Welsh EDF Energy Cup against Newcastle Falcons.[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "Jeremy Adam Paul". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  2. ^ "2001 Australian Wallabies squad - British & Irish Lions Tour". rugby.com.au. Australian Rugby Union. Archived from the original on 22 September 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Jeremy Paul wins 2005 John Eales Medal" (Press release). Sports Australia. 15 October 2005. Archived from the original on 22 July 2008. Retrieved 23 July 2010.
  4. ^ "Paul could miss Wallabies' tour". CNN. Cable News Network. 14 September 2006. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  5. ^ "Gloucester sign Aussie star Paul". BBC News. 15 May 2007.
Preceded byDavid Lyons John Eales Medal 2005 Succeeded byChris Latham