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Jay Pitts (born (1989-12-09) 9 December 1989 (age 28)) is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays for the London Broncos in the Betfred Championship. He plays as a second-row or loose forward. He has also played at club level for the Bradford Bulls, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Leeds Rhinos and Hull F.C. Jay signed a contract with the Leeds Rhinos beginning at the end of the 2009 season. In March 2012, Pitts signed a ​2 1⁄2-year deal with Hull F.C. after they negotiated a deal with Leeds Rhinos.

Contents

1 Background 2 Bradford Bulls 3 London Broncos 4 Statistics 5 References 6 External links

Background[edit] Pitts was born in Ossett, West Yorkshire, England.

Pitts playing for the Bradford Bulls

Bradford Bulls[edit] 2014 - 2014 Season Pitts featured in Round 11 (Warrington Wolves) to Round 15 (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats). Jay then played in Round 17 (Hull Kingston Rovers) to Round 27 (London Broncos). In the Challenge Cup he featured in Round 5 (Catalans Dragons) to the Quarter Final (Warrington Wolves). He scored against Warrington Wolves (1 try), Hull F.C. (1 try) and London Broncos (1 try). 2015 - 2015 Season Pitts signed for Bradford on a permanent basis on a 2 Year Deal. He featured in the pre-season friendlies against Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos. He scored against Castleford Tigers (1 try). He featured in Round 1 (Leigh Centurions) to Round 23 (Halifax). Pitts played in Qualifier 1 (Sheffield Eagles) to Qualifier 7 (Halifax). Jay 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 (1 try), Workington Town (2 tries), Halifax (2 tries), Dewsbury Rams (1 try), London Broncos (1 try), Batley Bulldogs (1 try), Sheffield Eagles (2 tries) and Leigh Centurions (1 try). 2016 - 2016 Season Pitts featured in the pre-season friendlies against Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers. He featured in Round 1 (Featherstone Rovers) to Round 21 (Whitehaven) then in Round 23 (Featherstone Rovers). Jay played in the Championship Shield Game 1 (Whitehaven) to the Final (Sheffield Eagles). Pitts played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams). He scored against Whitehaven (2 tries), Batley Bulldogs (3 tries), Dewsbury Rams (2 tries), Oldham R.L.F.C. (4 tries), Halifax (1 try), Swinton Lions (1 try) and Sheffield Eagles (1 try). London Broncos[edit] Pitts signed a 2-year deal with London following Bradford's liquidation.[4] 2017 - 2017 Season Pitts featured in Round 1 (Swinton Lions) to Round 7 (Rochdale Hornets). He also played in the Challenge Cup in Round 4 (Toronto Wolfpack). He scored against Rochdale Hornets (1 try). Statistics[edit] Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points

2014 Bradford Bulls 18 3 0 0 12

2015 Bradford Bulls 33 11 0 0 44

2016 Bradford Bulls 32 14 0 0 56

Total 83 28 0 0 112

References[edit]

^ "Leeds Rhinos Players & Coaches 1st Team". web page. Leeds Rhinos. 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2011.  ^ loverugbyleague ^ Rugby League Project ^ "London Broncos sign Jay Pitts from Bradford Bulls". Sky Sports. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 

External links[edit]

London Broncos profile Leeds Rhinos profile London Broncos coaching profile Search for "Jay Pitts" AND "Rugby League" at BBC → Sport

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London Broncos – current squad

1 Kear 2 Williams 3 Hellewell 4 Fleming 5 Dixon 6 Pewhairangi 7 Sammut 8 Spencer 9 Cunningham 10 Ioane 11 Harrison 12 Pitts 13 M. Davis 14 Walker 15 Battye 16 Gee 17 Channing 18 Evans 19 Adebiyi 20 Bienek 21 Lovell 22 Pearce-Paul 23 Butler 24 Ogden 25 Davies 26 Hindmarsh 27 Meadows 29 S. Davis Coach: Ward

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Hull F.C. squad – 2013 Challenge Cup Final runners-up

1 Jamie Shaul 2 Jason Crookes 3 Ben Crooks 4 Kirk Yeaman 5 Tom Briscoe 6 Daniel Holdsworth 7 Jacob Miller 8 Mark O'Meley 9 Danny Houghton 10 Liam Watts 11 Gareth Ellis (c) 12 Danny Tickle 13 Joe Westerman 14 Richard Whiting 15 Andy Lynch 16 Aaron Heremaia 17 Jay Pitts Coach: Peter Gentle

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London Broncos

Established 1980 in London, England

The Club

History Records Honours International representative players Players Coaches

Home grounds

Craven Cottage Crystal Palace National Sports Centre Chiswick Polytechnic Sports Ground Barnet Copthall The Valley Griffin Park The Stoop The Hive Trailfinders Sports Ground

Hall of Fame

Reg Bowden Peter Gill Tony Gourley Mark Johnson Hussein M'Barki Martin Offiah Rob Purdham Tony Rea Steele Retchless Scott Roskell

League

Championship

Honours

1982-83 Rugby Football League Championship Second Division Champions Super League II runners-up 1999 Challenge Cup runners-up

Seasons

1980/81 1981/82 1982/83 1983/84 1984/85 1985/86 1986/87 1987/88 1988/89 1989/90 1990/91 1991/92 1992/93 1993/94 1994/95 1995/96 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Coaches

Reg Bowden Ross Strudwick Tony Currie (1996–1998) Dan Stains (1999) Tony Rea / Les Kiss (1999) John Monie (2000) Tony Rea (2000–2006) Brian McDermott (2006-2010) Rob Powell (2011-2012) Tony Rea (2012-2014) Joey Grima (2014-2015) Andrew Henderson (2015-2017) Danny Ward (2018-)

Captains

Mark McLinden (2005) Rob Purdham (2006–2011) Craig Gower (2012-2013) Tony Clubb (2013) Antonio Kaufusi (2013) Matt Cook (2014) Richard Mathers (2015) Nick Slyney (2015) Wes Naiqama (2016) Daniel Harrison (2017) Jay Pitts (2018-)

Culture

Super League Founding Member

Affiliation

Rugby Foot

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