Joe Cootes

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Joe Cootes
Personal information
Full name Joseph George Cootes
Nickname Joe
Born 1912/1913[1]
Playing information
Weight 87 kg (13 st 9 lb)[2]
Position Prop, Second-row
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1936–≥39 Wellington
1936–39 New Zealand 4 1 0 0 3
Source: [3]

Joseph "Joe" George Cootes (born 1912/1913) was a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing at representative level for New Zealand (#243), and Wellington, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[4][5][6]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Cootes represented New Zealand in 1936 against Great Britain (2 tests), in 1937 against Australia (2 tests), and on tours of Australia (in 1938) and Great Britain (in 1939).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hotel assaunt: two men imprisoned". Evening Post. 5 December 1939. p. 16. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Sunderland, Harry (23 May 1938). "World stars in N.Z. tourists". The Courier-Mail. p. 12. Retrieved 29 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Roll of Honour at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Past Kiwis → C at nzrl.co.nz". nzrl.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Profile at nzleague.co.nz". nzleague.co.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.