Jason Barrell

Jason Barrell
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  • Number: 56
  • Position: Prop
  • Born: 05/11/69
  • Height: 183
  • Weight: 115
  • Province: Northland
  • Blues Debut: 1999 v Highlanders
  • Blues Caps: 5

Jason Barrell started his first-class career with Northland before moving south to Auckland. He started Super Rugby with the Chiefs and then the Blues in 1999.

His professional rugby career was pulled short during an NPC match against Northland in 1999 when he broke his neck during a scrum. Many have been inspired by Barrell’s battles post-rugby life, including numerous health-issues, working through dyslexia, injury and brain surgery.