Jarrod Wallace – AWLQ Ambassador
Jarrod Wallace (born 23 July 1991) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League.
Wallace was born and raised on the Gold Coast, playing his first junior rugby league for the Runaway Bay Seagulls at age 4. At age 13, Wallace moved to Coffs Harbour, New South Wales where his father played local rugby league. While there, he played junior rugby league with the Sawtell Panthers before signing with the Gold Coast Titans at age 16, and moving back to Queensland.
Wallace made his debut for the Gold Coast Titans in Round 1 in a 32-18 loss to the Sydney Roosters at Cbus Super Stadium. For Game 1 of the 2017 State of Origin series Wallace was selected as 18th Man for Queensland, For Game 2 and 3 of the Series Jarrod was selected both games as starting Prop. In the third game, Wallace scored the match sealing Try for Queensland against New South Wales from a Cameron Munster offload.
Jarrod has grown up with dogs and currently owns two energetic golden retrievers called Maggie and Floyd. The male and female siblings are one year old and much-loved family pets.
Being an ardent animal lover, Jarrod believes in the work that AWLQ does in creating a brighter future for companion animals in need.