Jamie Roberts is a current Welsh rugby union player. Roberts is not only naturally gifted as a rugby union player but he is also a qualified doctor and fluent in Welsh. Roberts is a versatile player that usually plays at centre but has been known to play at fullback or wing too.
Although Roberts started his career with Cardiff RFC in 2005, he had to wait until 2007 to make his debut; it was a historic match as it was the first ever Magners League match to have a video referee. Cardiff won the match against the Ospreys to give Roberts a successful start to his career. He showed outstanding form for Cardiff RFC and earnt his call up to the Wales Six Nations squad in 2008, he made his debut against Scotland in a match where Wales triumphed 30-15.
Roberts successful international career continued to develop and he was a vital part in Wales 2011 Rugby World Cup squad. Roberts featured in the squad regularly and helped guide Wales to their first World Cup semi-final since 1987, a monumental effort from the nation and a proud moment in Roberts career.
He was named in the Welsh 2012 Six Nations squad and would play nearly every minute of the campaign in what was a memorable tournament for the Welsh. Wales won the tournament for the 25th time and completed the Grand Slam for the 11th time; this was also Wales’ third Grand Slam in eight years. He was also a crucial member of the Wales squad that won the 2013 Six Nations.
After many successful seasons at Cardiff RFC and Cardiff Blues, Roberts moved to French side Racing 92 in 2013. In 2015 he moved to Harlequins where he would score 45 points in 45 games before recently moving to Bath in 2018. Roberts played in the 2015 Rugby World Cup where he played all 4 games for the nation.
Roberts is an extremely clever and talented man with a witty personality which makes him the ideal speaker for any function or event. As a rugby speaker, he reflects on his ongoing, successful career but also discusses his degree, the importance of teamwork and peak performance.