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Lee Jewitt

Lee Jewitt

English rugby league player
Lee Jewitt
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro English rugby league player
Is Athlete Rugby league player
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 14 February 1987, England, United Kingdom
Age: 33 years
Star sign AquariusAquarius
Sports Teams
Salford Red Devils
Wigan Warriors
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Biography

Lee Jewitt (born 14 February 1987) is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as a prop for the Barrow Raiders in Betfred League 1.

He played for Wigan Warriors, Salford City Reds, Castleford Tigers and Hull Kingston Rovers in the Super League. He also played for the Limoux Grizzlies in the Elite One Championship and the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup.

Background

Jewitt was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England.

Playing career

Early career (2003-05)

2003-05

He played in the Wigan Warriors' Academy System at under-18's level, between 2003 and 2005.

2004-05

He the later stepped-up into the under-21's in 2004 and 2005.

Playing positions

He primarily plays as a prop, but he can also play in the second-row and as a loose forward.

Senior career

Wigan Warriors (2003-06)

2005

He was later drafted into the Wigan Warriors' first-team squad in September 2005, before the derby with St. Helens.

Salford City Reds (2007-13)

2007-13

He then moved to the Salford City Reds, representing them through 2007-13.

Jewitt recorded over one-hundred appearances for the City Reds.

Limoux Grizzlies (2013-14)

2013-14

He then moved to the Limoux Grizzlies in south-west France. He spent only two-years with the Grizzlies, before returning to the United Kingdom.

Castleford Tigers (2014-16)

2014

On 2 May 2014, Lee signed for the Castleford Tigers for the rest of the 2014 season after leaving Limoux.

He played in the 2014 Challenge Cup Final defeat by the Leeds Rhinos at Wembley Stadium.

Jewitt represented the Castleford Tigers for three-years and he played for the West Yorkshire outfit during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 rugby league seasons.

Townsville Blackhawks (2017)

2017

Jewitt then decided to 'try his luck' Down Under and he signed with the Townsville Blackhawks in Australia.

He then subsequently decided to move back to his homeland, after his family failed to adjust to life in a different country.

Hull Kingston Rovers (2017-19)

2017

Lee made his Hull Kingston Rovers' d├ębut on 18 June 2017, after signing an 18-month contract in the wake of his departure from the Blackhawks.

Jewitt earned promotion with Hull Kingston Rovers back to the Super League in his first season with the club.

2018

It was revealed on 12 July 2018, that Jewitt has signed a new two-year contract extension at Hull Kingston Rovers, keeping him at the club until at least the end of the 2020 rugby league season.

2019

It was revealed on 20 May 2019, that Jewitt had departed Hull Kingston Rovers after an injury ravaged spell with the club. Despite being under contract until the end of the 2020 season, Jewitt decided it was the right decision to make in order to recover from multiple injuries.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 04 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://web.archive.org/web/20150623142137/http://www.castigers.com/player/556
http://www.castigers.com/player/556
https://www.loverugbyleague.com/stats/players/Lee-Jewitt/
http://www.rugbyleagueproject.org/players/lee-jewitt/summary.html
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/aug/23/catleford-leeds-challenge-cup-final-match-report
http://www.superleague.co.uk/article/30115/jewitt-to-bolster-tigers-ranks
http://www1.skysports.com/rugby-league/news/13995/9292293/super-league-lee-jewitt-set-for-castleford-return
http://www.hullkr.co.uk/on-the-pitch/first-team/lee-jewitt
http://reds.originalreddevils.com/squad/lee-jewitt/
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