Corey Hughes

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Player No. 626
Nickname Smack
Position Hooker, Halback
Contract 2008
Height 177cm (5' 10")
Weight 88kg (194lbs)
DOB 17th Feb 1978
Origin Sydney, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs South Sydney - 4th Jul 1998
Dog Years (12) 1997 , 1998 , 1999 , 2000 , 2001 , 2002 , 2003 , 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008
Captain Years (1) 2007
Captain Record 2 games, 1 won(50%), 1 lost(50%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps
Other Clubs
Junior Club St Christophers, Panania

Biography Corey is the son of Garry Hughes, newphew of both Mark and Graeme Hughes and the brother of Glen and Steven Hughes - all former players at the club.

After joining the club in 1997 as a halfback, Corey became a regular member of the Under 19 team and played in the Preliminary Final against Penrith as captain.

In 1998, he began the season in reserve grade and received the opportunity to play in the NRL against South Sydney when Scott Wilson was relegated. He became a regular member of the team and played in the Grand Final against Brisbane.

In 1999, Corey started the season in the NRL as five-eight but was injured mid-season. However, he returned in time to play in the Semi Final against Melbourne.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1998 15 3 0 1 13
1 1999 15 3 0 0 12
1 2000 11 2 0 0 8
1 2001 17 1 0 0 4
1 2002 24 3 0 0 12
1 2003 22 3 0 0 12
1 2004 19 0 0 0 0
1 2005 21 3 0 0 12
1 2006 22 4 0 0 16
1 2007 25 1 0 0 4
1 2008 22 4 1 0 18
Total: 213 27 1 1 111
Average (per year): 19.4 2.5 0.1 0.1 10.1
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.5

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 12 242 39 1 2 160
Average (per year): 20.2 3.3 0.1 0.2 13.3
Average (per game): 0.2 0 0 0.7

Data provided by Clint Crofts