Tag: JORDAN MCLEAN

McLean has no problem on other side of testimonial Smith/JT clash

Jordan McLean won a premiership with the Melbourne Storm less than five months ago but will be on the opposite side of the field in tonight’s Cameron Smith/Johnathan Thurston testimonial match at Suncorp Stadium. McLean is now a Cowboy and says he will be doing everything he can to help bring Smith’s Storm down for […]

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Nathan Brown backs McLean for Kangaroos selection, NAS the new Taumalolo

Jordan McLean could be switched to the bench in favour of Tim Glasby according to Newcastle coach Nathan Brown. “I wouldn’t be surprised if Glasby started this week. He’s started a lot of games for them this year,” Brown said On The Couch With Sterlo on Fox Sports. Brown also likened Nelson Asofa-Solomoma to Jason Taumalolo […]

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McLean is about as guilty of hurting McKinnon as fast bowler Sean Abbott was to the death of Phil Hughes

BY CURTIS WOODWARD The day we all knew was coming has finally arrived. Mark it down, the 19th of December 2016, the day reports surfaced Alex McKinnon would sue the National Rugby League. According to News Corp, McKinnon’s lawyers sent a letter to the NRL last week informing them of the lawsuit that left the […]

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Alex McKinnon to sue NRL and young Storm prop Jordan McLean over tackle that ended his career

Paralysed former Newcastle Knights player Alex McKinnon is reportedly set to sue the NRL and Melbourne prop Jordan McLean over the tackle that ended his career in 2014. According to News Corp, a letter was sent to the NRL by McKinnon’s lawyers last week. .@mckinnon92's lawyers suing @NRL and @storm star Jordan McLean. Report on […]

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Young forwards have made a big difference: Ryles

Melbourne Storm’s forwards coach Jason Ryles says the difference in 2016 has been the rise of Melbourne’s younger brigade. “A lot of the guys collectively have been very consistent together,” Ryles said. “The younger guys in the team, the guys that have come in, Jordan McLean has come in with a big pre-season under his […]

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We’re expecting big things from Jordan McLean: Smith

He has been likened to a young Paul Harragon and now Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith has backed Jordan McLean to perform in the biggest match of his short career. “Jordan’s had a break-out season; he’s been in first grade for a couple of years but hasn’t really given us what we’ve all been waiting […]

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Big job ahead of young Storm prop as Melbourne get set for Sharks blockbuster

Star Melbourne prop Jesse Bromwich has praised fellow bookend Jordan McLean after returning from an ankle injury last weekend against Brisbane. Likened to a young Paul Harragon, McLean will be vital in the minor premiership battle with Cronulla with Nelson Asofa-Solamona to miss a week due to suspension. “He was very strong out there and […]

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Storm rocked by yet another injury to big name player

Premiership heavyweights Melbourne Storm’s horror run with injuries continues with young tyro Jordan McLean ruled out for six weeks with an ankle injury. McLean has a grade two ankle sprain which he suffered in Melbourne’s massive 48-6 win over Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium last Friday. He joins Billy Slater, Cameron Munster, Will Chambers, Tim Glasby […]

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