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Catha Jacobs

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  • Date of Birth6 Feb 1998

Catha Jacobs joins the club from Saracens, having begun her sporting journey on water rather than land, Jacobs was a professional rower before giving rugby a go with the South Africa Women’s 7s team. Falling in love with the sport, the lock swapped rowing for the second-row and hasn’t looked back.

A year later she was playing for the Blue Bulls team in Pretoria and, toward the end of 2020 made her debut for the South African national team. In Jacobs time with the national team she has played against a variety of opponents, including Tigers new set-piece coach Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark in a Twickenham clash against the Barbarians.

Moving to the UK in January 2022, Jacobs made her debut for Saracens against Worcester Warriors that same month. The lock is currently returning to full fitness after a recent collarbone injury and is looking forward to getting back in action at Tigers.