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Lewis Chessum

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth27 Feb 2003
  • BirthplaceBoston, Lincolnshire

As a nine-year-old, Lewis Chessum joined his brother at Sleaford RFC and began the journey which took him into the Tigers academy in 2019.

After playing football and especially cricket, he focused on rugby as a second-row forward and came through the ranks at Carre’s Grammar School and his local club to reach the Tigers DPP and then the academy.

He was part of an England Under-18 development camp during October 2020.

Older brother Ollie played Championship rugby with Nottingham and joined the Tigers Development squad during the second half of the 2019/20 season.

Getting to know you

If you could meet a famous person, dead or alive, who would it be?
Steven Gerrard, I’m a Liverpool fan.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
I’d like to be able to tell straight away if someone is lying.

What’s your first memory of Welford Road?
I’ve been to quite a lot of games but my first memory was doing the Guard of Honour on the pitch when I was about 10.

Follow Lewis Chessum on social media

Instagram: @lewis_chessum