Stars halfback Jake Gordon joins Waratahs for 2016

By Henry Jacobs Sydney Stars and Sydney University halfback Jake Gordon has signed for the NSW Waratahs on a one-year deal for the 2016 season. The 22-year-old trained with the Waratahs extended playing squad in 2015 and has earned a promotion to train with the top squad ahead of next season. “Being in a professional environment, getting paid to play rugby and play with professional players is what I’m most excited about,” Gordon said "I’ve really enjoyed the opportunity, I’ve been training there for the last month and obviously it’s a step up, so it has been great.” Gordon will fill the void left by Brendan McKibbin, who has departed to join London Irish in the English premiership A member of the University first grade side since 2013, he credits the program for his development as a player and will join newly appointed assistant coach Chris Malone at Moore Park next year. “Sydney Uni offer so much to their players and it’s probably the closest thing to a profe
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