Jason Chan (rugby league)
26 January 1984 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||103 kg (16 st 3 lb)|
|Position||Second-row, Prop, Centre|
|2014||→ Hull KR (loan)|
|2008–2013||Papua New Guinea||8||2||0||0||8|
|As of 10 May 2014|
|Source: Rugby League Project
Jason Chan (born 26 January 1984 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a rugby league footballer who played for Celtic Crusaders, Huddersfield Giants and Hull Kingston Rovers in the European Super League. At the international level, he has represented Papua New Guinea. He plays primarily as a second rower, but has filled in at centre and prop forward. He is of Chinese descent.
Super League career
Chan joined the Crusaders in 2009 as they embarked on their first Super League season. Chan played 23 games for Crusaders that season, including all three of their wins. In 2010, Chan maintained his position in first team, earning the number 12 jumper. Following the demise of the Crusaders, Chan joined the Huddersfield Giants, starting in 2012.
In the lead up to the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, Chan was named to the Papua New Guinea training squad and subsequently was named to the final World Cup squad. He played in all three of Papua New Guinea's matches during the World Cup, scoring a single try for the Kumuls in their loss against England.
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- Mellars makes Wildcats move rleague.com, 1 August 2011
- "Super League: Jason Chan to return to Australia at the end of the season". Sky Sports. 20 August 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
- "PNG name preliminary squad". RLWC.com. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
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- "Rugby League World Cup 2008 Results". RLWC.com. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Kumuls named The National, 12 October 2009