Glasgow Warriors sign Tom Jordan on short-term deal

Utility-back was a key man for Ayrshire Bulls during Super6 title-winning campaign

Tom Jordan has signed a short-term deal with Glasgow Warriors Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk
Tom Jordan has signed a short-term deal with Glasgow Warriors Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk

GLASGOW WARRIORS have signed utility-back Tom Jordan on a short-term deal with immediate effect.

The 23-year-old from Auckland, who will become Scottish qualified in October 2022, was a key man for Ayrshire Bulls in their recent title-winning Super6 campaign, being named man-of-the-match in their play-off final triumph over Southern Knights last month.

Jordan is a familiar face at Scotstoun having trained with the club during the 2020-21 season. He started the last Super6 season playing inside-centre, but his switch to stand-off mid-campaign was one of the triggers to the Bulls’ strong end to the campaign.


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“I’ve been here in and out for training over the last year or so, but to sign a professional contract here is awesome,” said Jordan. “I’m over the moon and I can’t wait to get stuck in with the boys for the rest of the season.

“If I get the opportunity to run out in front of a full house at Scotstoun, that’d be amazing. I really like to chuck the ball around and put others in space, so I’m looking forward to playing the Glasgow style of rugby and playing some heads-up footy.”

Head Coach Danny Wilson added: “We’re pleased to be able to bring Tom into our environment. He’s been someone that has impressed us whenever he’s come in to train with us – he’s a hard-working player and he’s earned his opportunity.

“He also impressed us throughout the FOSROC Super6 season when we watched Ayrshire Bulls’ fixtures – his Player of the Match performance in the final showed just what he can do, and he’s a player that we think will fit into our system really well.”

Meanwhile, Edinburgh Academy scrum-half Roan Frostwick, who played for Watsonians in Super6 last season and has turned out twice for Marr in the Premiership recently, has English Championship side Ampthill on loan.

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  1. Good to see tom jordan getting a contract as he has been 1 of the better super 6 players.Maybe pete horn soon to be ayrshire bulls head coach. Playing a double roll for the sru and bulls pulling a few strings

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