Luke Ambler

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Luke Ambler
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Personal information
Born (1989-12-18) 18 December 1989 (age 27)
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 15 st 13 lb (101 kg) [1]
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Salford City Reds 1 1 0 0 4
2009–12 Leeds Rhinos 10 1 0 0 4
2009 York City Knights (loan) 4 1 0 0 4
2011 Harlequins (loan) 24 1 0 0 4
2012– Halifax 104 23 0 0 92
Total 143 27 0 0 108
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009– Ireland 16 6 0 0 24
As of 23 October 2015
Source: RLP Love Rugby League

Luke Ambler (born 18 December 1989}[2]) is an Irish international rugby league player for Halifax in the Championship. His usual position is Prop.[3]

Ambler made his full début with Salford in August 2008.[3] In December of the same year, following the expiry of his contract with the Reds, he signed on for a two-year contract with Leeds.[2] He played for Harlequins during the 2011 Super League season, and moved to Halifax in 2012. Ambler made his Ireland debut against Serbia in 2009. He was named to the Ireland squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Luke played in the 2014 and 2015 European Cup tournaments. In 2016, he was called up to the Ireland squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Pool B qualifiers.[4]

In the summer of 2016, Luke founded the Andy Man Club and has become an ambassador for suicide prevention.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harlequins Rugby League". web page. Harlequins Rugby League. 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Barker, Neil (17 December 2008). "Why Salford let Ambler go". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Metcalfe, John (21 August 2008). "Prop Luke handed first start". Halifax Evening Courier. Retrieved 21 July 2009. 
  4. ^ "Warrington Wolves trio named in Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers". Warrington Guardian. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  5. ^ "Don't be a caveman - open up about your problems, says grieving Luke Ambler whose brother in law committed suicide". Brief Report. 1 October 2016. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 

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