After 12 months on the sideline and missing the 2018 Super Rugby season due to a persistent hamstring injury, Jack Dempsey made his long-awaited return playing for Sydney in the 2018 NRC competition – going on to finish the year with the Wallabies. The dynamic backrow utility has represented his country at every junior level, and is the nephew of Classic Wallaby and former Rugby Union Players’ Association CEO, Tony Dempsey.A product of St. Ignatius College at Riverview, Dempsey played a major hand in helping the class of 2011 to a GPS Premiership, playing in the No 6 jersey. He went on to play for Australian Schools and the Australian U2s0 side in 2015. His rise in national colours continued in 2017, debuting against Italy in Brisbane. Another injury plagued 2019 didn’t stop Dempsey from earning selection for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, where put together some huge performances for the Wallabies.