Flanker Polledri was one of the success stories of 2017-18 having signed from Hartpury RFC in the summer of 2017. Quickly became a first team regular and earned his first full Italy cap against Scotland in Rome.
Was shortlisted for Young Player of the Year at the RPA Awards and Discovery of the Season at the Premiership Rugby End of Season Awards.
Jake continued to impress in his second full season, making 19 appearances despite being sidelined for a while through injury.
Again featured for Italy in the Autumn internationals and Six Nations and was named in Italy's squad for the Rugby World Cup.