GLASGOW have agreed a new, two-year contract with Tom Jordan, the 24-year-old former Ayrshire Bulls stand-off who has emerged as their first-choice No 10 this season.
The New Zealander signed for the Warriors in late 2021 but only made his debut for them at the start of the current campaign. He has played 16 times so far for Glasgow and become an integral part of head coach Franco Smith’s game plan.
“I’m really stoked to be staying in Glasgow,” Jordan said on the Warriors’ official website, glasgowwarriors.org. “I’ve been based here since I first came over from New Zealand, so to be able to extend my contract with the Warriors – and extend my ties with Glasgow – is a brilliant feeling.
“This season’s been good so far for us – we’ve had some big wins, but some disappointing losses too, so we want to put ourselves in the best possible position to challenge at the business end of the season.
“Franco and the coaches have got a lot out of everyone since coming together in the summer, and it’s that extra 10% that has made the difference for us. We can see the effects of that on the pitch, and they’ve been awesome.
“I just want to keep getting minutes for Glasgow, and help this team finish as high up the standings as we can. Every game between now and the end of the season is going to be massive, so we just need to keep working hard and keep getting better.”
Smith added: “Tom has impressed us since day one of pre-season, in particular with how he has slotted into our gameplan throughout the season so far.
“He is a very calm individual who communicates well with his team-mates on the field, as well as having a well-rounded skillset that makes him a real asset to our squad.
“We look forward to seeing him continue to develop with us over the next couple of seasons.”
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