Jade Konkel

Jade Elizabeth Konkel made her Scotland Women debut against England when she came on as a replacment in the opening 2013 Six Nations match.

Her first points came in the 2015 edition when she scored against Italy and she scored a brace against Ireland in the narrow defeat at Broadwood Stadium in the first round of the 2017 Championship. 

In 2018 Konkel scored tries against both Wales and England in that year's Women's Six Nations.

The HIllhead Jordanhill number 8 became Scottish Rugby's first full-time female player in the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy in summer 2016.

Konkel joined top female French club Lille Metropole Rugby Club Villeneuvois (LMRCV) ahead of season 2017/18 while still remaining a Stage 3 player in the BT Sport Academy. 

She was named as one of eight ‘2021’ contracted players by Scottish Rugby ahead of the 2018/19 season moving from LMRCV in France to English Tyrrell’s Premier 15s side, Harlequins.

Born in Inverness, and brought up on the Black Isle, Konkel grew up surrounded by rugby. She's previously played with Inverness Craig Dunain rugby club, as did her mum, dad, younger and older brothers.

Konkel 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
32
Tries
5
Starts
28
Conversions
0
Replacements
4
Penalty goals
0
Points
25
Drop goals
0

Appearances

2018: W F E I It
2017: I F W It
2016: E W It F I
2015: F W It E I
2014: W I E It(r) F It2(r)
2013: E(r) It I W F FIRA[It Sw(r)]
Position: 
Back-row

Club

D.O.B.: 09/12/93
Place of birth:
Inverness
Height: 5ft 10in (1.75m)
Weight: 88kg