10 Facts About Andrew McFadden


Andrew McFadden was born on 20 January 1978 and is an Australian professional rugby league football coach and former player.


Andrew McFadden played for the Canberra Raiders from 1997 to 2001, where he formed the "Mac-Attack" with Mark McLinden.


Andrew McFadden then played for the Parramatta Eels in 2002 and finally the Melbourne Storm from 2003 to 2004 before retiring.


Andrew McFadden returned to the Canberra Raiders in 2005, becoming their Jersey Flegg coach before leading the NSWRL Premier League team in 2006.


Andrew McFadden spent 2007 and 2008 as the assistant coach of the Catalans Dragons.


Andrew McFadden was then promoted to assistant coach at the Raiders for three years.


On 7 April 2014 Andrew McFadden was appointed acting head coach of the New Zealand Warriors until the end of the 2014 NRL season, following the departure of Matthew Elliott.


On 12 September 2016, it was announced that Andrew McFadden had been replaced as head coach by Stephen Kearney.


Andrew McFadden remained with the club and accepted an assistant coach position, which he carried through for 2017 and 2018.


Andrew McFadden re-joined the Canberra Raiders as Assistant Coach for the 2019 NRL season.