Luke Capewell

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Luke Capewell
Luke Capewell.jpg
Personal information
Born (1989-02-06) 6 February 1989 (age 29)
Charleville, Queensland, Australia
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight81 kg (12 st 11 lb)
Playing information
PositionFullback, Wing, Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–10 South Sydney 28 15 0 0 60
2011 Gold Coast Titans 7 1 0 0 4
2012 Brisbane Broncos 5 1 0 0 4
Total 40 17 0 0 68
Source: [1]

Luke Capewell (born 6 February 1989) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Ipswich Jets. His preferred playing positions are in the halves or the three-quarters. He is a Australian former Schoolboys and Queensland under 17's representative.

Background[edit]

Luke was born and raised in Charleville, a small town in Western Queensland and played football there until the age of 17. In under 12's his schoolboys team won the Queensland foundation cup against Murgon at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

Career[edit]

He made his National Rugby League debut on 1 June 2008 for the South Sydney Rabbitohs playing against the St. George Illawarra Dragons. He played at full back and scored a try late in the second half.

While attending Redcliffe State High School, Capewell played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 2006.[2]

Following a season-ending shoulder injury to regular five-eighth John Sutton during Souths' campaign to make the 2010 NRL season's finals, Capewell was named to fill in the role.

In 2011 he played for the Gold Coast Titans, however he signed with the Brisbane Broncos for season 2012.

In 2012 he was named in the Queensland Residents side.[3]

Capewell signed with the Penrith Panthers in the mid-season of 2013, however, played the season under the Panthers' feeder team, the Windsor Wolves. Capewell is currently contracted until the end of 2014.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RLP
  2. ^ "SportingPulse Homepage for Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". SportingPulse. Retrieved 2008-10-10.
  3. ^ Queensland Residents team named nrl.com, 25 June 2012
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2013.

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