Rhys Lovegrove

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Rhys Lovegrove
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Personal information
Born (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 30)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–14 Hull Kingston Rovers 162 11 0 0 44
2015 London Broncos 20 1 0 0 4
2016 Bradford Bulls 5 0 0 0 0
Total 187 12 0 0 48
As of 20 March 2016
Source: [1]

Rhys Lovegrove (born 11 March 1987 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian professional rugby league who played for Bradford Bulls. His usual position is second row forward but he can also play Prop.

A Como Jannali Crocadiles junior who while attending Endeavour Sports High School, Lovegrove played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 2004.[1]

He was initially signed by Hull Kingston Rovers on loan from St George-Illawarra Dragons until the end of the 2007 Super League season, but then made the move permanent. In September 2014, he joined London Broncos.[2]

He had been named in the Scotland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup,[3] but he was forced to withdraw through injury.[4]

In August 2016 he announced his retirement from playing to join the coaching staff at Bradford Bulls.[5]

Career highlights[edit]

  • 2004 NSW U17's
  • 2005 NSW U19's
  • Junior Club: Como-Jannali Crocodiles
  • First Grade Debut: 2007

Bradford[edit]

2016 - 2016 Season

Lovegrove did not feature in any pre-season games.

He featured in Round 2 (Whitehaven) to Round 4 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 6 (Batley Bulldogs). Lovegrove played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams).

Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2016 Bradford Bulls 5 0 0 0 0
Total 5 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SportingPulse Homepage for Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". SportingPulse. Retrieved 10 October 2008. 
  2. ^ "Rhys Lovegrove: London Broncos sign Hull KR forward". BBC Sport. 5 September 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Henderson trio in Scots cup squad". BBC. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 3 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "Heckenberg out of the World Cup". Quins. 29 September 2008. Retrieved 3 October 2008. 
  5. ^ "London Broncos sign Jay Pitts from Bradford Bulls". Sky Sports. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 

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