Cornwall RLFC

Joe Purcell

Date of Birth
22/08/1999
Home Town
Widnes
Nationality
English
Position
Half-back
Height
182cm
Weight
78kg
Community Club
Halton Hornets/Burtonwood Chargers
Favourite Food
Chicken and rice
Favourite Film
Shutter Island
Favourite Musical Artist
Bob Marley
Interesting Fact About Me
I once caught a 31lb fish.

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Biography

Joe Purcell became the first player to join Cornwall RLFC after taking part in our open player trial.

The 22-year-old began his rugby league journey playing for successful junior side Halton Hornets who are based in Widnes – Purcell’s home town.

During his formative years, Purcell spent time in Widnes’ development squad and then gained further experience in a professional environment with five-time Super League champions Wigan Warriors’ under-19 side.

Owing to the covid-19 pandemic, Purcell had dropped into the amateur game but after impressing Cornwall RLFC head coach Neil Kelly, on his first visit to the Duchy, he became a Chough for 2022.