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Joe Corsi - Wing

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Joe Corsi
Heritage No86
Date Of Birth04/10/1894
Place Of BirthCardiff
ClubsOldham RLFC, Rochdale Hornets, Crumlin
HonoursWales RL
Born into a rugby playing family of Italian immigrants in July 1894, he lived in Adam Street and Sandon Street, in Adamsdown. He became a big hit in rugby league as a try scoring wing, playing for Rochdale and then Oldham. He played with his brother, Louis, in the 1922 Challenge Cup win by Rochdale against Hull. At Oldham he played 150 games and played in three successive Challenge Cup Finals – 1924, 1925, 1926 - winning in 1925. In his first four seasons at Oldham he was leading try scorer with 30 in 1923-4, 27 in 1924-5, 23 in 1925-6 and 23 again in 1926-7. He missed the 1928 Cup final, but is included in the Oldham RLFC Hall of Fame. He died in Cardiff in 1959 aged 64.
SEASON P W D L TRY GOALS DG PTS
1923-1924 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
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