Following a family move from Leeds to Seaton in Devon – following the lead of his two rugby league playing brothers – second/back row Lewis Pearson followed in their footsteps by starting a playing career at the age of 15 to play for Sidmouth RFC.
His main education came at Woodroffe School in Lyme Regis, Dorset, and then at Exeter College, Devon, where he studied Sports Performance and was a member of the College’s ACE League-winning rugby squad.
Described as a young player never afraid to get stuck into the action, Lewis has in recent times honed his senior development whilst playing on dual-registration with National League One side Plymouth Albion and RFU Championship side Cornish Pirates.
As a regular starter down at the Brickfields, during a two-year period he made 48 appearances and the regular exposure to senior rugby helping to accelerate his development. More recently, he has featured for the Chiefs in both the Premiership Rugby Cup, as well as the Gallagher Premiership, scoring a maiden top-flight try in a home game against Wasps.