Worcester Warriors v Bristol Rugby 041116

Jackson Willison


DOB 05 Sep 1988
Birthplace Hamilton, N Zealand
Weight 92 KG
Height 1.83 M

Jackson Willison joined Warriors in the summer of 2016 from French Top 14 side Grenoble.

The sharp centre made 22 appearances in his debut campaign at Sixways, making 18 starts in the Aviva Premiership.

The Kiwi was a key cog in Warriors' exciting backline which scored a Club-record 56 tries in the league.

Born in Hamilton, New Zealand, Willison has a wealth of experience at the top level, having spent five seasons in Super Rugby, where he won the title with Waikato Chiefs in 2012.

During his three seasons at the Chiefs, Willison featured 37 times and crossed the tryline on six occasions, before moving north to Auckland to join the Blues from 2013 to 2014.

He also captained ITM Cup side Waikato, bagging 13 tries in 50 appearances while helping the North Island outfit reach the final in both 2010 and 2011.

Willison made the move to France to join Grenoble ahead of the 2014/15 campaign.

The number 12 also won the Junior World Championship with New Zealand Under 20s in 2008 and has gone on to feature seven times for the Maori All Blacks.