14. John Bateman

Second Row

Border Divide

Player Profile


Position: Second-row

Date of birth: 30/09/1993

Heritage number: 1056

Height: 185cm/6ft 1in

Weight: 96kg/15st 2lbs

Previous club: Bradford Bulls

Representative honours: England

Wigan Debut: vs Sydney Roosters (A), Sub, lost 14-36 at Allianz Stadium, 23/02/2014


World Club Challenge Winner: 2017

World Club Challenge Finalist: 2014

Super League Winner: 2016 GF

Super League Finalist: 2014, 2015

Challenge Cup Finalist: 2017


  • One of the hottest properties in the game
  • A versatile player that is equally adept in the centres as he is in the back-row
  • Made Super League debut for Bradford in 2011 aged just 17
  • Captained England Academy on 2012 tour of Australia l Won Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Award in 2012
  • Signed for Wigan from the Bradford Club ahead of 2014 season
  • Made debut in 2014 World Club Challenge and has been a near ever-present since
  • Made England debut against France at end of 2015 season, also played in Test Series against New Zealand
  • Signed new long-term deal with Wigan at the end of 2015
  • Named Club’s Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016
  • Won World Club Challenge with Wigan against Cronulla and also played in Challenge Cup Final in 2017

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2018 Statistics

  • 00 Games Played
  • 00 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions

Career Statistics

  • 106 Games Played
  • 33 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions
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