Jon Steel

Jon Steel (born 14 March 1980), also known by the nicknames of "Steely" and "Old Boy", is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2001s, he played in the Super League for Hull Kingston Rovers, and in the Championship for Featherstone Rovers. He is a former rugby union player who represented Scotland at youth level before switching codes in 2005. Following Hull Kingston Rovers' promotion, Steel was expected to play a big part in their first Super League season but was unfortunate to suffer a badly broken leg after only a handful of games and was ruled out for most of the year as a result.

Jon Steel
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Personal information
Full nameJonathan Forbes Steel[1]
Born (1980-03-14) 14 March 1980 (age 40)
Middlesbrough, England
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight13 st 10 lb (87 kg)
Playing information
Rugby league
PositionWing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–08 Hull Kingston Rovers 42 25 0 0 100
2009–10 Featherstone Rovers
Total 42 25 0 0 100
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–10 Scotland 10 4 0 0 16
Rugby union
PositionWing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Northampton Saints
Border Reivers
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000–01 Scotland 5 0 0 0 0
Source: RLP

BackgroundEdit

Steel was born in Middlesbrough, Cleveland, England

CareerEdit

Steele formerly played for Scotland in rugby union. Signed in 2005 from the Borders RU club, 'Steely' as he was known made a real impact scoring 5 tries away from home against London Skolars.

He was named in the Scotland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[2]

He was named in the Scotland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jon Steel". ESPN Scrum. Retrieved 28 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Henderson trio in Scots cup squad". BBC. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Logan back in Scotland cup squad". BBC. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2012.

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