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05 August - Larry Corowa, Australian Indigenous NRL player

Unread postby Max ADU » Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:57 pm

Australian Birthday Today - 5 August
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Larry Corowa (born 5 August 1957 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales an Indigenous Australian former professional rugby league footballer

  • An
    Australian international and New South Wales interstate representative winger, he played club football for the Balmain Tigers and the Gold Coast Seagulls
  • Corowa is one of a select few players to have scored more than a try a game in a season of football in Australia.
  • In his first season with Balmain, he was the League's top try-scorer.
  • Nicknamed "The Black Flash", Corowa was considered during his time with Balmain to be 'the fastest player in the game'
  • In1991, at the age of 34 and after nine years in retirement, he played two games for the Seagulls, scoring a single try to take his overall tally to 65 from 98 games before retiring for good.

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