Aaron Lester

Player Info

Name
Aaron Lester
Nickname
Lugsy
Date of Birth
16/05/73
Place of Birth
New Zealand
Height
180cm
Weight
94 kg
Nationality
  1. New Zealand
Current Status
http://www.nzwarriors.com/threads/2015-where-are-they-now.40187/page-3#post-491900
Warriors #
39
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
28th July 1996 vs North Queensland Cowboys
Junior Club
Ellerslie Eagles
Signed From
Auckland City Vulcans
Position
  1. Hooker
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aaron_Lester
The Ellerslie junior was signed to the Warriors as a development player. He would play 3 games at hooker for the Auckland Warriors in 1996 but wasnt re-signed for the 1997 season.

He signed with Whitehaven RLFC after a Super League contract with Wigan fell through. Lester was enticed there by Stan Martin along with fellow New Zealanders David Fatialofa, Leroy Joe, Siose Muliumu and Gus Malietoa-Brown. Widely regarded as the clubs best ever hooker Lester played there for 10 years and was inducted into their Immortals team.

He now lives in Whitehaven where he works as a builder and his wife works as a teacher.
  • 1994 - Junior Kiwis
  • 1994 - Auckland City Vulcans
  • 1996 - Auckland Warriors
  • 1997 - 2007 Whitehaven