Shaun Lunt

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Shaun Lunt
Shaun Lunt Hull Kingston Rovers.jpg
Personal information
Full name Shaun James Lunt
Born (1987-04-15) 15 April 1987 (age 30)[1]
Cockermouth, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)[2]
Weight 14 st 13 lb (95 kg)[2]
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005 Castleford Tigers 4 0 0 0 0
2006–08 Workington Town 74 57 26 1 281
2009–15 Huddersfield Giants 123 71 0 0 284
2012(loan) Leeds Rhinos 24 8 0 0 32
2015(loan) Hull Kingston Rovers 19 7 0 0 28
2016– Hull Kingston Rovers 30 12 0 0 48
Total 274 155 26 1 673
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009 England 1 0 0 0 0

As of 10 May 2014
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

englandrl.co.uk, Hudderfield Giants Profile

Shaun Lunt is an English professional rugby league footballer for Hull Kingston Rovers of the Kingstone Press Championship.

Career[edit]

Castleford Tigers[edit]

Lunt started his professional career at Castleford

Workington Town[edit]

He then moved on to play for Workington Town.

Lunt playing for Huddersfield in 2009
Lunt playing for Hull KR

Huddersfield Giants[edit]

Lunt joined Huddersfield in time for the 2009 Super League season. Lunt has made a promising start to life in Super League, scoring a try on his debut, and adding four more in the first half of the season. On 10 May 2009, Lunt scored his first career hat-trick for Huddersfield in the Challenge Cup fourth round against Rochdale Hornets in a 38-12 victory.

He played in Huddersfield's 2009 Challenge Cup Final loss, scoring a try and having one disallowed in the process.

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

In 2012 he joined Leeds on a one-year loan and won the 2012 Super League Grand Final.

Huddersfield Giants[edit]

He returned from his loan spell with the Leeds Rhinos and once again played for the Giants

Hull Kingston Rovers[edit]

He went on loan to Hull Kingston Rovers in 2015 and signed for them in 2016.

On the 6th January 2017, it was revealed that Lunt would be captain of Hull KR for the 2017 season.

Style of play[edit]

Lunt is known for his great speed out of dummy-half and accurate distribution, along with his sharp eye for the try-line, which has led to many tries from dummy half in his career.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Huddersfield

Leeds

Hull Kingston Rovers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stott, Julie (6 October 2010). "England Four Nations Pen Pics". News of the World. Afghanistan: News Group Newspapers Ltd. Retrieved 6 October 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Shaun Lunt Hull Kingston Rovers". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 

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