Josh Addo-Carr

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Josh Addo-Carr
Addo-Carr playing for the Tigers in 2016.
Personal information
Full name Joshua Addo-Carr[1]
Born (1995-07-28) 28 July 1995 (age 22)
Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016 Wests Tigers 9 6 0 0 24
2017– Melbourne Storm 38 35 0 0 140
Total 47 41 0 0 164
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2017 NSW City 1 0 0 0 0
As of 20 April 2018
Source: [2][3]

Josh Addo-Carr (born 28 July 1995) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a winger for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. He previously played for the Wests Tigers. Addo-Carr won the 2017 NRL Premiership with the Storm.

Early Life

Born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Addo-Carr is of Indigenous Australian descent.[5]

Addo-Carr first picked up a football playing for the Doonside Roos as a three-year-old, before his family moved to Earlwood, New South Wales, where he began playing rugby league for the Earlwood Saints.[6]

Addo-Carr played his junior rugby league for the La Perouse Panthers and Moore Park. He was then signed by the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.

Addo-Carr is the grandson of Australian former boxer Wally Carr.[1]

Playing career

Early career

In 2014 and 2015, Addo-Carr played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks' NYC team.[7] On 23 September 2015, he signed a 1-year contract with the Wests Tigers starting in 2016.[8]


In Round 7 of the 2016 NRL season, Addo-Carr made his NRL debut for the Tigers against the Melbourne Storm,[9][10] scoring a try on debut.[11] On 6 June, he signed a 3-year contract with the Melbourne Storm starting in 2017.[12] In September, he was named on the wing in the 2016 Intrust Super Premiership NSW Team of the Year.[13]


Addo-Carr made his Melbourne Storm debut in round 1 of the 2017 season against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Belmore Sports Ground.[14] In Round 3 against the Brisbane Broncos, Addo-Carr scored his first club try for the Storm in the last minutes to win the match 14-12 at AAMI Park.[15] On 7 May 2017, Addo-Carr represented City Origin against Country Origin, playing on the wing in the 20-10 win at Mudgee.[16][17] In Round 25 against the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Addo-Carr scored his first career hattrick of tries in the 64-6 shellacking win at AAMI Park.[18] On 31 August 2017, Addo-Carr extended his contract with the Storm to the end of the 2021 season.[19] He went on to play in 2017 NRL Grand Final and scored two tries to help seal the premiership for the Storm.[20]




  1. ^ a b "Fresh blood from 20s, NSW and Queensland Cup to make NRL impact in 2016". Fox Sports. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Josh Addo-Carr - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-04-28. 
  3. ^ loverugbyleague
  4. ^ "Round 5 Storm Vs Panthers". 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  5. ^ "Addo-Carr on track for NRL debut". Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  6. ^ "n my Shoes: Josh Addo-Carr". Retrieved 2017-04-11. 
  7. ^ "A". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  8. ^ (2015-09-23). "Wests Tigers sign Addo-Carr". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  9. ^ "Updated team lists: Wests Tigers v Storm". 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  10. ^ NRL. "Late Changes: NRL Round 7 vs. Storm - Tigers". Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  11. ^ "Storm clinch golden point victory". 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  12. ^ "Melbourne Storm sign Josh Addo-Carr". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-06-10. 
  13. ^ (2016-03-26). "2016 Intrust Super Cup Team of the Year". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  14. ^ "NRL 2017 - Round 1". Rugby League Project. 2017-03-03. Retrieved 2017-04-22. 
  15. ^ "Storm score late win in Slater's return". Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  16. ^ "2017 City Origin side named". Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  17. ^ "City down Country 20-10 in final version of annual rugby league fixture". 
  18. ^ "'There was a little bit of blood in the water'". Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  19. ^ "Melbourne Storm re-sign electric wingers Suliasi Vunivalu and Josh Addo-Carr". Retrieved 20 October 2017. 
  20. ^ "Perfect Storm claim 2017 premiership". Retrieved 2 October 2017. 

External links

  • Melbourne Storm profile
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