Stuart Littler

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Stuart Littler
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Personal information
Nickname Stuart Little
Born (1979-02-19) 19 February 1979 (age 38)
Higher End, Wigan, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 15 st 6 lb (98 kg)
Playing information
Position Centre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998–10 Salford City Reds 329 112 0 0 448
2011–14 Leigh Centurions 97 31 1 0 126
2014 Rochdale Hornets 12 4 0 0 16
2015–16 Swinton Lions 25 17 0 0 68
Total 463 164 1 0 658
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–14 Ireland 19 10 0 0 40
As of 2 November 2014
Source: RLP

Stuart Littler (born 19 February 1979 in Higher End, Wigan, Greater Manchester, but a lifelong resident of Leigh) is an English rugby league player.

Littler played for Salford in the European Super League but currently plays for Swinton after playing for his hometown club Leigh.

Littler's position of choice is as a centre. He can also operate in the second-row. He has also played some games on the wing.

Littler is an Irish international.

Littler was expected to leave the club following Salford's relegation to National League One. Littler was expected to seal a move to Harlequins RL, however Chairman Ian Lenagan has decided not to offer him a deal.

Littler joined Salford in 1998 – his first professional club and is equal top-try scorer in a season for the club, alongside David Watkins.

He was named in the Ireland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup,[1] and the Ireland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[2]

In October and November 2014, Stuart played in the 2014 European Cup competition.

In 2016, he was called up to the Ireland squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Pool B qualifiers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland Name World Cup 40 Man Training Squad". Rugby League Ireland. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-08-02. 
  2. ^ "Cassidy included in Ireland squad". BBC. 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
  3. ^ "Warrington Wolves trio named in Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers". Warrington Guardian. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 

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