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 31)[1]
Cockermouth, Cumbria, 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 55 22 0 0 88
Total 299 165 26 1 713
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010 England 1 0 0 0 0
2012 England Knights 2 1 0 0 4
As of 12 April 2018
Source: [3][4][5][6]

Shaun Lunt is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as a hooker for Hull Kingston Rovers in the Super League.[4][5]

Career

Castleford Tigers

Lunt started his professional career at Castleford Tigers

Workington Town

He then moved on to play for Workington Town.

Lunt playing for Huddersfield in 2009

Huddersfield Giants

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 début, 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

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

Huddersfield Giants

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

Lunt playing for Hull KR

Hull Kingston Rovers

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 Kingston Rovers for the 2017 season.

International career

Lunt represented England in 2010,[6] and he played for the England Knights in 2012.

Style of play

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

Club

Huddersfield

Leeds

Hull Kingston Rovers

References

  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. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile at giantsrl.com". giantsrl.com. 31 December 2017. Archived from the original on 14 January 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  6. ^ a b "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Archived from the original on 18 April 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

External links

  • Hull KR profile
  • Huddersfield Giants profile
  • Leeds Rhinos profile
  • Statistics at rugby-league.com
  • Leeds 34-18 Catalan Dragons
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