8 - Liam McAvoy

D.O.B 24/09/1993
Height 185 cm
Weight 100 kg

24-year-old McAvoy Thunder from West Cumbrian rivals Workington Town, where he has spent the last three seasons.

He brings with him a wealth of experience to Thunder with 98 Championship and Challenge Cup appearances to his name and a nomination for Kingstone Press Championship young player of the year in 2014.

A former junior at Bradford Bull and Leeds Rhinos, McAvoy is a highly regarded young player and represented the England academy side on their 2012 tour of Australia.

A strong and tough athlete who runs hard in attack and puts in big defensive hits, McAvoy is a player who is respected within changing rooms by players and coaches alike.