Bulldogs fans have received an early Christmas present with the news that skipper Josh Jackson has re-signed with the club for a further three years.
Much loved by the fans, Jackson’s decision to extend his time at Belmore is fantastic news for the club as the players move into their Christmas break.
The hard working 28 year old, who made his debut in 2012, will next year move into his ninth season with the Bulldogs and will look to continue the consistency in performance that saw him achieve a 90.2 tackle efficiency rating and average over 100 run metres per game last season.
Jackson played in nine State of Origin matches between 2015 and 2017 and was awarded the Brad Fittler Medal for Blues’ Player of the Series in 2016.
He also represented Australia in two Test matches In the Four Nations tournament in 2014.
Josh Jackson was awarded the 2019 Bulldogs Clubman of the Year in September.
Last season Jackson was named as the Bulldogs Clubman of the Year and also claimed the Provan Summons Medal for Sportsmanship at the Dally M Awards.
Bulldogs Chief Executive Andrew Hill was delighted that Jackson had committed his future to the Bulldogs :
“It really is fantastic news and a great early Christmas present for our members and fans that Josh has re-signed with the club. He is an incredibly popular figure here at Belmore and he represents everything that is great about our club in the way that he carries himself on and off the field.
He is a quality player who leads from the front every week but just as importantly he is an outstanding person who contributes a great deal in the community and is loved by all of our supporters.
I know how much this club means to Josh and the pride he has in putting on the jersey every week so it is great that he has committed to what we are building here now and for the future.”
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