Full name Neville Vincent Cottrell
Born March 16, 1927, Brisbane, QLD
Died June 20, 2014 (aged 87 years 96 days)
Major teams Australia
Relations Grandson - A Cottrell
|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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