Jordan Cox (rugby league)

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Personal information
Born (1992-05-27) 27 May 1992 (age 25)
Hull, England
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight 114 kg (17 st 13 lb)[1]
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–15 Hull K.R. 64 6 0 0 24
2013–14 Newcastle Thunder(DR) 2 0 0 0 0
2015(loan) Huddersfield Giants 2 0 0 0 0
2015(DR) Halifax 1 0 0 0 0
2016 Warrington Wolves 18 0 0 0 0
2017 Sheffield Eagles 9 0 0 0 0
2017(loan) York City Knights 4 1 0 0 4
Total 100 7 0 0 28
As of 17 September 2017
Source: [2][3]

Jordan Cox is an English rugby league footballer who is currently on a free agent. His main position is Prop.

He has also played in the Super League for: Hull K.R., Huddersfield and Warrington. The Prop also appeared for Newcastle Thunder, Halifax and Sheffield Eagles outside of the Super League.

Cox made his first team début for Hull Kingston Rovers on 8 May 2011 away to York City Knights, in the 2011 Challenge Cup. On his début he looked confident and managed to get himself onto the scoresheet twice, after making his début in the Challenge Cup he then went on to make a further 6 appearances in the Super League competition, earning himself a call up to the England Knights squad, which he later had to pull out of for post season surgery.

At the start of the 2012 season, Cox played in 8 of the first 12 games earning himself a regular spot in the Hull KR starting 17, until the beginning of May. When during an U20s game, his spleen ruptured causing him to miss 3 months of the season. However which was initially thought of as a season-ending injury, he quickly progressed through the rest and rehab stages and later made his comeback against the Bradford Bulls.[4]

Between 2013 and 2015 Cox played for Newcastle, Halifax and Huddersfield Giants on loan. After signed and making 18 appearances for Warrington Wolves, again in the Super League.

Cox penned a one-year deal with Championship outfit Sheffield Eagles in January 2017.[5]After playing 9 games in 2017 for the Eagles, Cox joined League 1 side York City Knights on loan until the end of the season. He scored on his debut for them in a 28-18 home victory against Workington. At the end of the season Cox was released by the Eagles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hull Kingston Rovers 1st Team AAAA". Hull Kingston Rovers RLFC. Hull Kingston Rovers RLFC. 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Love Rugby League
  3. ^ Rugby League Project
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-09. 
  5. ^ "Sheffield Eagles sign ex-Warrington prop Jordan Cox". Sky Sports. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2017.