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Notchy Cottrell
Australia
Full name Neville Vincent Cottrell
Born March 16, 1927, Brisbane
Current age 87 years 135 days
Major teams Australia
Position Hooker
Relations Grandson - A Cottrell

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1949-1952 14 14 0 10 0 2 2 0 0 5 8 1 39.28
Bledisloe Cup 1949-1952 7 7 0 10 0 2 2 0 0 3 4 0 42.85

Career statistics
Test debut Australia v New Zealand Maori at Sydney, Jun 4, 1949 match details
Last Test New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Sep 13, 1952 match details
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Notchy Cottrell played 14 Tests for Australia between 1949 and 1952 as a hooker, captaining them twice against the 1950 British Lions. In 1999 he was named in Queensland's Team of the century and was described as "a skilful scrummager and determined tackler …it was said Nev played like a runaway train and was one of the best hookers to represent his country".


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