Jordan Atkins

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Jordan Atkins
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Personal information
Full name Jordan Atkins
Nickname Air Jordan
Born (1983-01-22) 22 January 1983 (age 31)
Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing, Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–10 Gold Coast Titans 28 8 0 0 32
2011 Parramatta Eels 12 3 0 0 12
2013 Gold Coast Titans 2 0 0 0 0
2014 London Broncos 14 4 0 0 16
Total 56 15 0 0 60
As of 16 September 2014
Source: London Official

Jordan Atkins (born 22 January 1983 in Stanthorpe, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league player for the London Broncos in the Super League. His positions of choice are at Wing or Centre.

Early playing career[edit]

In 2004, Atkins travelled to the United Kingdom as a member of the Australian Universities rugby league team. He spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons playing with the Burleigh Bears in the Queensland Cup while studying for his teaching degree at the University of Southern Queensland.[1]

Playing career[edit]

2008-10: Career with Gold Coast[edit]

Atkins made his first-grade debut against the North Queensland Cowboys in round one of the 2008 season. Atkin's tally of four tries in that match equalled the standing record for most tries in an Australian first grade debut set by Johnno Stuntz for Eastern Suburbs debut 1908 season, which was the first match of the opening game of rugby league in Australia, and later Canterbury Bankstown's Tony Nash in the 1942 season.[2] [3]

2011-12: Career with Parramatta[edit]

In September 2010, Atkins signed a 2-year contract with the Parramatta Eels for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steve Ricketts (2008-02-28). "Ex-Australian Universities star Jordan Atkins doing OK". couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2008-03-15. 
  2. ^ Laine Clark (2008-03-14). "Atkins scores four tries on debut". Fox Sports News Australia. Retrieved 2008-03-15. 
  3. ^ Pat Mcleod (2008-03-15). "Jordan so flash in dream debut". goldcoast.com.au. Retrieved 2008-03-15. 

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