Corey Flynn

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Corey Flynn
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Full name Corey Robert Flynn
Date of birth (1981-01-05) 5 January 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
School Southland Boys' High School
Notable relative(s) Robbie Flynn (uncle)
Aaron Flynn (nephew)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014- Toulouse
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2001–02
2003–14
Southland
Canterbury
17
70

(25)
correct as of 26 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002–14 Crusaders 150 (100)
correct as of 3 August 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002–
2003–11
Māori All Blacks
New Zealand

15

(15)
correct as of 1 November 2013.

Corey Robert Flynn (born 5 January 1981) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays in the position of hooker. He was educated at Southland Boys' High School. Flynn played provincial for Southland until he moved to Canterbury in 2003. He plays Super Rugby rugby for the Crusaders.

Career[edit]

Flynn made his international debut for the All Blacks against Canada after a surprise selection ahead of Anton Oliver in the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He has also played for New Zealand Maori and the Junior All Blacks. On 31 May 2006, Flynn was named captain of the Junior All Blacks after Reuben Thorne declined the role.[1]

Biography[edit]

Flynn comes from a family with a long history in rugby with his father and two uncles playing for Southland Rugby. One of his uncles, Robbie Flynn, played rugby for the United States, Aaron Flynn, also played for the Crusaders from 1998–2002.

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