Luke Jacobson signs new deal with New Zealand and Chiefs until 2025

Luke Jacobson has played 18 Tests for New Zealand
Luke Jacobson has played 18 Tests for New Zealand
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All Blacks loose forward Luke Jacobson has recommitted his future with New Zealand Rugby, Gallagher Chiefs and Waikato until the end of 2025.

A former New Zealand Under 20 international, Jacobson made his professional rugby debut with provincial side Waikato in 2017 with his Super Rugby debut for Chiefs coming a year later. He has made over 50 appearances for Chiefs and has captained them on multiple occasions.

His All Blacks debut came in 2019 during the game against Argentina and has 18 Test caps to his name and was part of the squads that competed in the 2019 and 2023 Rugby World Cups where they finished third and second respectively.

“I’m stoked to signing on with the Waikato, Chiefs and NZR for another two years. I love representing these teams and am very proud to be able to call myself a Waikato/Chiefs man and also and All black," he told the official website.

"I’m hungry to succeed with these teams and tick off a few unticked boxes.”

Gallagher Chiefs head coach Clayton McMillan is delighted to have the services of Jacobson for another two seasons.

“Luke is an outstanding player; he’s a workhorse, a consistent performer and considered a real warrior within our group.

"Luke leads by example both on and off the field. He isnt one to waste words and prefers to let his actions speak for themself.

"In the absence of some senior players who have moved on, I have no doubt Luke will play an integral part providing the leadership and guidance our younger players will be looking for”.