Alex Foster (rugby league)

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Alex Foster
Alex Foster London Broncos.jpg
Personal information
Born (1993-09-25) 25 September 1993 (age 25)
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight15 st 2 lb (96 kg)[1]
Playing information
PositionSecond-row, Loose forward, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–15 Leeds Rhinos 8 1 0 0 4
2013(DR) Hunslet Hawks 1 0 0 0 0
2014(loan) London Broncos 20 4 0 0 16
2015(loan) Featherstone Rovers 26 9 0 0 36
2016 London Broncos 20 11 0 0 44
2017– Castleford Tigers 41 8 0 0 32
2017(DR) Oxford 1 0 0 0 0
2018(DR) Halifax 1 0 0 0 0
Total 118 33 0 0 132
As of 29 March 2019
Source: [2][3]

Alex Foster (born 25 September 1993) is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row, loose forward or centre for the Castleford Tigers in the Super League.

Playing career[edit]

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

Foster débuted in the Super League with the Leeds Rhinos during the 2013 season.[4] At the end of the season, he signed a 3-year deal with Leeds Rhinos.[5][4] In 2014, Foster made nine appearances with the Leeds Rhinos.[4]

In the 2014 season, he made 14 appearances and scored 3 tries. He has been playing as a second-row with Matt Cook. On 25 May 2014 against Hull Kingston Rovers at Craven Park, Hull, Foster scored 2 tries in a 48-16 defeat.[6]

London Broncos[edit]

After a spell with Featherstone Rovers, Foster signed for London on a 2-year deal.[citation needed] Injury meant that he was restricted to 20 appearances for the Broncos.[citation needed]

Bradford Bulls[edit]

In 2017, Foster agreed a deal with Bradford however the club went into liquidation and Foster was released.[citation needed]

Castleford Tigers[edit]

In February 2017, Castleford head coach Daryl Powell confirmed that Foster had been offered a trial with the view of a 2-year deal at the end of the trial.[citation needed] In April it was confirmed Foster signed a deal until the end of the season with Cas and was given the number 34 shirt.[citation needed] In July it was confirmed that 23 year old foster has signed a new deal. On signing the new deal he said "I'm over the moon to sign here for another two years. It's a great place to be".[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leeds Rhinos Players & Coaches 1st Team". web page. Leeds Rhinos. 2011. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2011.
  2. ^ Love Rugby League
  3. ^ RLP
  4. ^ a b c "Leeds Rhinos' Alex Foster joins London Broncos on loan". Retrieved 29 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Foster rewarded with Rhinos deal". loverugbyleague.com. Retrieved 2014-05-28.
  6. ^ "The RFL". therfl.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-05-28.

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