Jade Konkel

Jade Elizabeth Konkel first took up rugby at primary school before moving on to the under-18s. She trialled for Scottish Rugby's senior regional development squad but was immediately selected into Scotland Women's under-20 squad in 2011/12 where she turned out for the fixture against Hartpury College.

She made her Scotland debut off the bench against England in the Women's 6 Nations against England in February 2013 at Esher and with her club, Hillhead Jordanhill, won the league and cup double in 2013.

Born in Inverness and a former pupil of Munlochy PS and Fortrose Academy, on the Black Isle, she is currently at Glasgow Caledonian University studying social work.

Her whole family comes from a rugby background - Jade previously played with Inverness Craig Dunain rugby club, as did her mum, dad, younger and older brothers - and she grew up watching her parents play.

Jade has also played basketball for Highland Bears and had two season in the national league. She has represented Scotland in athletics for the army cadets (winning two gold medals in 2008/09 for shot putt and discus) and in 2008 gained her black belt in the martial art Goshin-Ryu Kempo.

Stats

Caps
11
Tries
0
Starts
8
Conversions
0
Replacements
3
Penalty goals
0
Points
0
Drop goals
0

Appearances

2013: E(r) It I W F FIRA[It Sw(r)]
2014: I E It(r) F
Position: 
Back row / second row

Club

D.O.B.: 09/12/93
Place of birth:
Inverness
Height: 5ft 10in (1.75m)
Weight: 83.5kg