Lee Gaskell

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Lee Gaskell
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Personal information
Born (1990-10-28) 28 October 1990 (age 27)
St. Helens, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 14 st 12 lb (94 kg) [1]
Playing information
Position Stand-off, Fullback, Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–13 St. Helens 43 14 12 1 81
2013(Loan) Salford Red Devils 18 8 3 0 38
2014–16 Bradford Bulls 56 34 3 0 142
2017– Huddersfield Giants 37 14 0 0 56
Total 154 70 18 1 317
As of 18 May 2018
Source: [2][3]

Lee Gaskell is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Huddersfield Giants in the Betfred Super League. Gaskell is primarily a stand-off, but can play in the centres when required.[4]

He has also played for St Helens, Salford and Bradford.


Gaskell started his career with amateur club Blackbrook Royals.[4]

Rugby league career

Gaskell made his Super League début for St Helens in a loss at home to Catalans Dragons in round 21 of 2010's Super League XV. He started the match at stand-off and scored a try.[5] In 2013 Gaskell moved to Salford as part of a loan deal.[6] Near the end of the 2013 season, Bradford Bulls announced that they had signed Gaskell on a 2-year deal.[7] In November 2016 he signed a 4-year deal with Huddersfield Giants.[8]

Bradford Bulls


Gaskell featured in the pre-season friendlies against Hull F.C. and Dewsbury Rams.

Lee featured in Round 1 (Castleford Tigers) to Round 2 (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats). After returning from injury he played in Round 8 (Salford Red Devils) to Round 26 (Widnes Vikings). In the Challenge Cup he featured in Round 5 (Catalans Dragons) and the Quarter Final (Warrington Wolves). He scored against Leeds Rhinos (2 tries), Castleford Tigers (3 tries) and Catalans Dragons (1 try).


Gaskell signed a 2 year extension to his contract. He featured in the pre-season friendlies against Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. He scored against Leeds Rhinos (1 try, 1 goal).

He featured in Round 1 (Leigh Centurions) to Round 16 (Doncaster). Gaskell played in Qualifier 1 (Sheffield Eagles) to Qualifier 2 (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats) then in Qualifier 7 (Halifax). Lee played in the £1 Million Game (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats). He also featured in the Challenge Cup in Round 4 (Workington Town) to Round 5 (Hull Kingston Rovers). He scored against Whitehaven (4 tries, 3 goals), Featherstone Rovers (2 tries), Hunslet Hawks (1 try), Workington Town (2 tries), Halifax (1 try), Dewsbury Rams (1 try), London Broncos (1 try), Hull Kingston Rovers (1 try), Doncaster (4 tries) and Sheffield Eagles (3 tries).


Gaskell featured in the pre-season friendly against Leeds Rhinos.

Lee featured in Round 1 (Featherstone Rovers) to Round 4 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 6 (Batley Bulldogs) to Round 10 (Dewsbury Rams). Lee featured in Round 13 (Swinton Lions) to Round 14 (Sheffield Eagles). Gaskell played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams). He scored against Featherstone Rovers (1 try), Whitehaven (3 tries), Swinton Lions (2 tries), Sheffield Eagles (1 try) and Dewsbury Rams (1 try).


  1. ^ "Meet the Teams First Team Players". web page. Saints RFC. 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ RLP
  4. ^ a b "Player Profile". sthelensrlfc.com. 2009-11-23. Retrieved 2009-11-23. 
  5. ^ "Saints 20 Catalans 30". St Helens Star. 11 July 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "St. Helens' Gaskell and Salford's Howarth in loan swap". BBC Sport. BBC. 28 March 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bradford sign St Helens stand-off Lee Gaskell". BBC Sport. BBC. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  8. ^ "Lee Gaskell leaves Bradford for Huddersfield on four-year deal". Sky Sports. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 

External links

  • Huddersfield Giants profile
  • SL profile
  • Saints Heritage Society profile
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