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Sea Eagles sign Karl Lawton

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles is pleased to announce the signing of hooker Karl Lawton, effective immediately, until the end of the 2022 season.

Lawton joined the Sea Eagles today after being released from the final year of his contract by the Warriors.

The 25-year-old hooker has played 45 NRL matches since making his first-grade debut for the Gold Coast Titans against the Warriors in July 2016.

After playing 12 games for the Titans, Lawton joined the Warriors for the 2018 season. He played 33 games for the Warriors

Lawton is currently working hard on his recovery from an offseason Achilles injury and is expected to return in Round 12.

“Karl brings plenty of added depth and experience as a hooker,’’ said Sea Eagles Recruitment Officer, Scott Fulton.

Sea Eagles sign Karl Lawton

Karl Lawton Biography

DOB: 29/11/1995

Birthplace: Murwillumbah, NSW

Junior Club: Burleigh Bears

Height: 185cm

Weight: 93kg 

Position: Hooker

NRL Debut: Gold Coast Titans vs Warriors, Mt Smart Stadium, 2/7/2016 (Rd 17)

Previous Clubs: Gold Coast Titans (2016-17), Warriors (2018-2020)

NRL Career: 45 matches, 8 tries (32 points).




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Manly Warringah Sea Eagles respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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