- Date of Birth24 Dec 2003
Born just a stone’s throw from Welford Road stadium at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Samuel Jacques moved in to the Tigers academy in 2020/21.
He played his first rugby with Leicester Forest RFC after being introduced by a neighbour and made good enough progress to join the Tigers’ Developing Player Programme at Hinckley.
Samuel, who is studying at Brooksby Melton College, enjoyed a broad experience of sport including football, cricket, boxing and athletics before focusing on rugby.
Getting to know you
If you could meet a famous person, alvie or dead, who would it be?
Who’s the most famous person you’ve take na selfie with?
Joe Cokanasiga, the England wing.
What’s your first memory of Welford Road?
I remember once going with my dad and getting a photo with Logo Mulipola – my dad was scared of him! I’ve been to quite a few games and had a season ticket in 2019/20.