Justin Olam

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Justin Olam
Personal information
Born (1993-12-23) 23 December 1993 (age 24)
Gon Village, Sinesine, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2018– Melbourne Storm 2 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016–18 Papua New Guinea 7 5 0 0 28
As of 19 November 2017
Source: [1]

Justin Olam (born 23 December 1993) is a Papua New Guinean professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the NRL. He primarily plays as a centre or winger.

Early Life

He started his rugby league career at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology while studying Applied Physics. He then went onto play with the Lae Snax Tigers in the Papua New Guinea National Rugby League.

Playing Career

2016

Attracting attention of the PNG Hunters, Olam played for them for one year in the Queensland Intrust Super Cup.[2] He went on to make his international debut for Papua New Guinea Kumuls at the 2016 Pacific Test against Fiji Bati. With a successful 2016 campaign, Olam signed a contract with the Melbourne Storm for the 2017 season in the hope to make the NRL.[3]

2017

In 2017, he played for Sunshine Coast Falcons awaiting a opportunity to make the Melbourne Storm first grade team. He also continued to represent Papua New Guinea Kumuls in the 2017 Pacific Test & 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

2018

Round 9 of the 2018 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Melbourne Storm against the Dragons at Jubilee Oval. He continued international represention with the Papua New Guinea Kumuls in the Pacific Test at Campbelltown Stadium.

References

  1. ^ Rugby League Project
  2. ^ "Justin Olam". Melbourne Storm. 
  3. ^ http://www.looppng.com/content/justin-olam-accepts-offer-melbourne-storm

External links

  • Melbourne Storm profile
  • Storm profile
  • 2017 RLWC profile
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