Hunslet’s Duane Straugheir – the epitome of `Captain Fantastic’ in Rugby League – has signed up on a new twelve-months’ deal at the South Leeds Stadium. And the dynamic forward is happy to admit that there was never any question that he would leave.
Duane, is a back row forward / centre. He joined the club from Sheffield Eagles where he had a successful five years, winning the Grand Final on two occasions and scoring 43 tries in over 150 appearances. His Previous clubs include York City Knights, Featherstone Rovers and Bradford Bulls.
Duane was made captain during the 2018 league 1 season and became a firm fans favourite following some impressive performances.
|Favourite food?||Sirloin steak, Bbq ribs, Buffalo wings|
|Favourite player?||Maika Sivo|
|Favourite ground?||The Jungle|
|Favourite Rugby League team?||Castleford|
|Favourite holiday destination?||Holiday? What’s one of those.|
|Married?||Not yet, soon hopefully.|
|Children?||4, 3 girls, 1 Boy|
|Current car?||Citroen C4 ( grand Picasso) Bus!|
|Biggest influence on career?||Grandad – Mum|
|Biggest achievement in career to date?||2 x Championship grand final wins 2012/2013; Captaining Hunslet|