Promising half-back Mikey Lewis joins Newcastle Thunder on a month’s loan

22
May
Category: On The Pitch

Promising half-back Mikey Lewis joins Newcastle Thunder on a month’s loan

Hull Kingston Rovers can confirm that promising half-back Mikey Lewis has joined Betfred League One outfit Newcastle Thunder on a month’s loan.

The 17-year-old, who has recently featured for Yorkshire Academy and earned his first full-time professional contract following his City of Hull Academy graduation, will spend a number of weeks in the North East.

Lewis, tied down at KCOM Craven Park until the end of 2021 and regularly in training with the first-team, is highly-rated at the Robins and the club see this move as a great opportunity for first-team rugby in a competitive division for the pivot.

Lewis joined the City of Hull Academy under 16’s midway through the 2016 season from local amateur side West Hull, making an immediate impact at the Bishop Burton outfit after crossing for eight tries in his first three games.

During the 2018 season, he featured for the City of Hull Academy nineteen times and scored an impressive seventeen tries for the club.

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