SEAWOLVES RUGBY WELCOMES JADE STIGHLING TO THE POD
November 7, 2023 (TUKWILA, WA) South African wing, Jade Stighling, joins Seawolves Rugby for the 2024 Season.
“We’re delighted to welcome Jade and his wife Jamie-Lee to the Seawolves family for the 2024 season. Jade’s an exciting player, blessed with tremendous speed, evasion, and eye for the try line. I’m sure he’ll be a big hit with our fans.” -Director of Rugby and Head Coach Allen “Clarkie” Clarke
After playing rugby throughout high school in Johannesburg, Stighling moved to Pretoria to join the Blue Bulls Academy in 2012. Stighling played for the Blue Bulls through the 2021 season, playing for the UP Tuks for the Varsity Cup, as well as the Supersport Challenge, Currie Cup, Super Rugby, and Super Rugby Unlocked.
In 2021, after nine seasons with the Blue bulls, Stighling signed with the South African rugby union team, the Pumas. Stighling played two seasons with the Pumas, competing in the Currie Cup, in which the team won in 2022 and were the runners up in 2023.
“What a privilege it is for me and my family to be joining Seawolves family and community. I am looking forward to reconnecting with old teammates and creating new bonds and memories with an incredible bunch of players and coaches. I am excited to contribute to a great season and celebrate it with the community of Seattle.” -Jade Stighling
Watch Jade and the rest of the Seawolves Pod at your choice of five matches with a Half-Season Membership.
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