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Jake Granville

Hooker

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
172 cm
Date of Birth:
07 February 1989
Weight:
84 kg
Birthplace:
Rockhampton, QLD
Age:
33
Nickname:
Rattle
Debut Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Date:
17 May 2013
Opposition:
Gold Coast Titans
Round:
10
Previous Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Junior Club:
Rockhampton Brothers
Biography:

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Cowboys member number: 45424

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Cowboy #252

Born in Rockhampton, Granville played his junior football for the Rockhampton Brothers before being signed by the Wynnum-Manly Seagulls in 2008.

He switched over to the Brisbane Broncos to play in their NYC under-20s squad in 2009 before moving back to Wynnum, a Broncos affiliate club, for the 2010 Intrust Super Cup season.

Granville became a big favourite with Seagulls fans after playing a significant role in the club’s first back-to-back premierships in 2011 and 2012, under Paul Green.

The hooker made his NRL debut in round 10 of the 2013 season against the Gold Coast Titans and eventually tallied 10 top-grade appearances for Brisbane, including a run-on debut in round 15 of the 2014 competition, before signing a two-year contract for the Cowboys, starting in 2015.

He produced a stunning first season in North Queensland colours and was awarded 2015 Cowboys Players’ Player of the Year.

Sharing the starting hooker’s role in 2016, Granville didn't let anyone down, often playing big minutes in 25 busy performances and finished the season as the team’s second-most prolific tackler.

In 2017 and without a genuine back-up hooker partner following the departure of Rory Kostjasyn and a long-term injury to young rake Josh Chudleigh, Granville shouldered a big load as the Cowboys dealt with an unprecedented injury crisis.

Playing over 60 minutes a game, Granville had another important year as the club’s first-choice No.9, the 28-year-old playing 24 games, scoring four tries and making an average 32 tackles a game.

A model of consistency since he joined the club in 2015, Jake Granville didn’t miss a game again in 2018, taking him to four consecutive seasons playing at least 24 games.

The 29-year-old celebrated two separate major career milestones in 2018. He played his 100th NRL match in a victory over Manly in Round 13 and his 100th Cowboys appearance on a huge night for the club in Round 24 against Parramatta.

The Cowboys’ fan favourite enjoyed an outstanding bounce-back season under Todd Payten in 2021. Granville provided an instant burst of energy for North Queensland when entering games during the second half. Granville also remarkably played two games at fullback and also filled in at centre as injury cover on a number of occasions.

Granville is contracted until the end of 2022.

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All-time favourite movie: Happy Gilmore
Favourite athlete growing up: Alfie Langer
As a kid, what did you want to be when you were older: Surfer
What was your first job: Bar/cellar man at Wynnum Leagues Club
Who is your favourite actor/actress: Denzel Washington
What is something you couldn’t live without: Music
What is something you think is overrated: TikTok
What is something you think is underrated: Having a laugh

Career

Appearances
174
Tries
24

2022 Season

Appearances
7

Scoring

Tries
0

Kicking

Forced Drop Outs
0
Average Kicking Metres
4.5

Attack

Try Assists
0
Line Break Assists
0

Passing

Offloads
2
Receipts
249

Defence

Tackles Made
83
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
17
Total Running Metres
123

Fantasy

Total Points
101
Average Points
14.4

2022 Season - By Round

Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Bulldogs Lost 4 - 6 Interchange 27 - - - - - - 1 9 - 42 23 - 34 - -
2 Raiders Won 26 - 6 Interchange 28 - - - 9 - - 2 14 - 44 8 1 34 8 -
3 Broncos Won 12 - 38 Interchange 29 - - - - - - 2 7 1 54 6 2 27 - -
4 Roosters Lost 4 - 28 Interchange 31 - - - 5 - - - - - 17 11 - 9 - -
5 Warriors Lost 25 - 24 Interchange 27 - - - 18 - - - - 1 49 19 3 9 2 -
6 Raiders Won 12 - 18 Interchange - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Titans Won 30 - 4 Interchange 20 - - - - - - - - - 36 4 - - - -
8 Eels Won 4 - 35 Replacement - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
9 Knights Won 36 - 16 Replacement - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Panthers Lost 22 - 0 Interchange 16 - - - - - - - 3 - 7 12 - 8 - -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Broncos 2013 2 1 1 - 50% - - - 18 8.75 - - 1 - 54 20 5 82 41.20 - 20 10.0
Broncos 2014 8 3 5 - 38% 2 - 8 27 3.34 - 1 1 - 272 114 9 245 30.63 - 173 21.0
Cowboys 2015 28 20 8 - 71% 10 - 40 231 8.25 - 2 9 9 2,227 777 35 1,813 64.76 - 1,177 42.0
Cowboys 2016 25 15 10 - 60% 2 - 8 186 7.44 - 4 9 10 2,197 787 66 927 37.08 - 860 34.0
Cowboys 2017 24 15 9 - 62% 4 - 16 334 13.93 - 7 10 5 2,113 761 62 706 29.00 - 820 34.2
Cowboys 2018 24 8 16 - 33% 1 - 4 246 10.25 - 5 5 5 2,186 893 80 1,002 41.00 7 881 36.7
Cowboys 2019 24 9 15 - 38% 1 - 4 320 13.32 - 3 6 3 2,254 897 58 937 39.00 - 949 39.5
Cowboys 2020 8 2 6 - 25% - - - 20 2.54 - - - 2 422 183 11 400 50.00 - 214 26.8
Cowboys 2021 24 7 17 - 29% 4 - 16 119 4.94 - - 3 1 808 362 42 1,280 53.00 58 497 20.7
Cowboys 2022 7 3 4 - 43% - - - 32 4.53 - - - 2 249 83 6 123 17.00 - 101 14.4

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Broncos 2013 2014 10 4 6 - 40% 2 - 8 44 4.42 - 1 2 - 326 134 14 331 33.00 - 192 19.2
Cowboys 2015 2022 164 79 85 - 48% 22 - 88 1,487 8.91 - 21 42 37 12,456 4,743 360 7,210 43.00 65 5,473 33.4

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