Newcastle Thunder - Kingston Park, Brunton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE13 8AF
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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.