Josh Addo-Carr

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Josh Addo-Carr
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Personal information
Full name Joshua Addo-Carr[1]
Born (1995-07-28) 28 July 1995 (age 23)
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 52 41 0 0 164
Total 61 47 0 0 188
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2017 NSW City 1 0 0 0 0
2018 New South Wales 3 2 0 0 8
As of 19 July 2018
Source: [2][3]

Joshua 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. He helped the NSW Blues win the 2018 State of Origin in his Origin debut series.

Early Life

Born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Addo-Carr is of Aboriginal 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 attended Matraville Sports High School as a teenager and played his junior rugby league for the La Perouse Panthers and Moore Park. In 2012, Addo-Carr played with the South Sydney Rabbitohs SG Ball team before being released due to an off-field incident.[7] 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.[8] On 23 September 2015, he signed a 1-year contract with the Wests Tigers starting in 2016.[9]


In Round 7 of the 2016 NRL season, Addo-Carr made his NRL debut for the Tigers against the Melbourne Storm,[10][11] scoring a try on debut.[12] On 6 June, he signed a 3-year contract with the Melbourne Storm starting in 2017.[13] In September, he was named on the wing in the 2016 Intrust Super Premiership NSW Team of the Year.[14]


Addo-Carr made his Melbourne Storm debut in round 1 of the 2017 season against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at Belmore Sports Ground.[15] 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.[16] On 7 May 2017, Addo-Carr represented City Origin against Country Origin, playing on the wing in the 20-10 win at Mudgee.[17][18] In Round 25 against the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Addo-Carr scored his first career hat-trick of tries in the 64-6 win at AAMI Park.[19] On 31 August 2017, Addo-Carr extended his contract with the Storm to the end of the 2021 season.[20] He went on to play in 2017 NRL Grand Final and scored two tries to help seal the premiership for the Storm.[21]


In 2018, Addo-Carr was selected to play for New South Wales in the 2018 State of Origin series. Addo-Carr played in all 3 games as the blues won their first origin shield since 2014.[22]

In the 2018 NRL Grand Final, Carr scored a 90 metre intercept try in the 21-6 loss to the Sydney Roosters, bringing his year tally to 18 tries from 25 games. [1]



  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.
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  8. ^ "A". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  9. ^ (2015-09-23). "Wests Tigers sign Addo-Carr". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  10. ^ "Updated team lists: Wests Tigers v Storm". 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  11. ^ NRL. "Late Changes: NRL Round 7 vs. Storm - Tigers". Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  12. ^ "Storm clinch golden point victory". 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-04-17.
  13. ^ "Melbourne Storm sign Josh Addo-Carr". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-06-10.
  14. ^ (2016-03-26). "2016 Intrust Super Cup Team of the Year". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-09-23.
  15. ^ "NRL 2017 - Round 1". Rugby League Project. 2017-03-03. Retrieved 2017-04-22.
  16. ^ "Storm score late win in Slater's return". Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  17. ^ "2017 City Origin side named". Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  18. ^ "City down Country 20-10 in final version of annual rugby league fixture".
  19. ^ "'There was a little bit of blood in the water'". Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  20. ^ "Melbourne Storm re-sign electric wingers Suliasi Vunivalu and Josh Addo-Carr". Retrieved 20 October 2017.
  21. ^ "Perfect Storm claim 2017 premiership". Retrieved 2 October 2017.
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External links

  • Melbourne Storm profile
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