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|Hughes while playing for the Sharks in 2009|
17 February 1978 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||177 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (13 st 12 lb)|
|Source: NRL Stats|
Corey Hughes (born 17 February 1978 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a former Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks of the National Rugby League (NRL). A City New South Wales representative hooker, he previously played eleven seasons for the Bulldogs, with whom he won the 2004 NRL Premiership. Corey Hughes is the youngest brother of former Bulldogs players, Glen Hughes and Steven Hughes. He is the son of former Canterbury Bulldog's five-eighth, Garry Hughes.
Hughes played for the Canterbury Bulldogs at five-eighth in their loss at the 1998 NRL grand final to the Brisbane Broncos. He played for the Bulldogs from the interchange bench in their 2004 NRL grand final victory over cross-town rivals, the Sydney Roosters.
In 2005, Corey Hughes was involved in a brawl at the Kembla Grange Racecourse. He was fined by the Bulldogs but has refused to pay it.
- Sydney Morning Herald, 25 October, 2005. Story: "Bulldogs in the doghouse again"
- "Push is on by younger guns as retirement and transfers bite". The Leader. 2008-10-01. Retrieved 2008-10-03.
- "2009 NRL Player Movements". NRL Live. 2008-10-04. Retrieved 2008-10-04.
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