Alex Clegg

Able to play at fullback, centre or wing, Clegg is a versatile option and has made an eye-catching start to his time with the club that has earned his promotion into the first team roster.

Joining the academy in 2018 after moving to the region to study at Northumbria University, Clegg is a product of Stanley Rangers where he played most of his amateur rugby league and also enjoyed a period at Castleford Lock Lane before coming to the North East.

He made an instant impression in his first year in the region, becoming a key fixture for Northumbria University as they triumphed in the BUCS grand final, before making his Thunder first-team debut at the end of the year.

Scoring a try on debut in the club’s record 98-6 win over West Wales Raiders, the youngster has set the expectation bar high as he aims to regularly break into the match-day ranks.