Get to know…Jake Brookes

#gettingtoknow series

First memory of rugby?

I was 5 my dad took me up to the local rugby clubs for the first time, Bradford on Avon RFC.

Debut for any club?

Bradford on Avon RFC, recently been playing for Kuala Lumpur Tigers in Malaysia. They play in the MRL League which is the national league, made my debut in September 2019

Bath Rugby League debut?

I think it was against the Somerset Vikings who were a tough team.

Have your always wanted to be a rugby league player?

I have always been interested in league but never knew where I could play but when I saw Bath had a team I was excited to give it a try.

What attracted you to play Rugby League/for the club?

The physicality of the game

What advice would you give to someone getting into rugby league?

Just have a go at it because the skills u learn from league are so helpful in union and vice versa.

Favourite Bath Rugby League moment?

Defiantly Westbury 10s when Sean (Cole) slotted a kick to win.

What’s been your favourite memory in your career so far?

Playing against Germany with my Bath Junior Team

Are you interested in any other sports?

Yes, I play a lot of cricket as well as golf.

Favourite food?

Spaghetti

Least favourite food?

Sprouts

Favourite hobbies?

At the pub with mates or listening to music

Favourite places to travel?

Asia has been the best place I have travelled

If you were stuck on a desert island with one other Bath player who would it be?

Cam Taylor

If you were stuck on a desert island which item would you choose to have?

My speaker

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