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Luke Kelly (rugby league)

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Name  Luke Kelly
Career start  2009
Weight  86 kg
Height  1.81 m
Role  Rugby Player

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Luke Kelly (born 13 October 1989) in Katherine, Northern Territory) is an Australian rugby league player for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the National Rugby League. Kelly plays either five eighth or halfback.

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Background

After starting out at the Katherine Bushrangers in the Northern Territory Rugby League competition, Kelly then moved to boarding school in Sydney, where he starred as a playmaker at fame league nursery, St Gregory's College, Campbelltown. Kelly was discovered by Storm scouts at a NSWCCC tournament and, after one year with the Western Suburbs Magpies SG Ball side, moved to Melbourne to play in the National Youth Competition.

Melbourne

Kelly was the captain of the Melbourne Storm National Youth Competition winning team in 2009. He was the man of the match in final win over the Wests Tigers. He made his NRL debut against the Parramatta Eels in 2009 in round 17 of the 2009 NRL season.

Kelly played in four NRL games in 2010, three of these came in succession at the back-end of the season.

Parramatta

Kelly joined the Parramatta Eels mid season in 2012 and made his debut for the club against the Penrith Panthers in round 16, where the Eels won 19-18.

In June 2013, Kelly was one of 12 Parramatta players that were told that their futures at the club were uncertain by coach, Ricky Stuart.

On 16 May 2015, Kelly played his first game of the season against The New Zealand Warriors. Kelly missed all 3 conversions including one right next to the uprights. With New Zealand leading by one point with 3 minutes to go Kelly kicked a field goal to make it 13-13. Parramatta lost the game in golden point 17-13.

South Sydney

In October 2016, Kelly signed with the South Sydney Rabbitohs for the 2017 NRL season, as cover for regular halves Adam Reynolds and Cody Walker.

On 3 March 2017, Kelly made his debut for the South Sydney Rabbitohs against the Wests Tigers in the first round of the NRL season. On 5 August 2017, Kelly scored an individual solo try in North Sydney's victory over Wests Tigers 42-10. . On 1 September, Kelly was recalled to The Souths side to replace the injured Adam Reynolds in the final game of the regular season against his former club Parramatta.

References

Luke Kelly (rugby league) Wikipedia


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