15 Facts About Alex Corbisiero


Alexander R Corbisiero was born on 30 August 1988 and is an American-born English retired rugby union loosehead prop who last played for Premiership side Northampton Saints.

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Alex Corbisiero immigrated to England with his parents shortly before his fifth birthday.

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Alex Corbisiero was first educated at Hall School Wimbledon, then Reed's School, finally graduating from ACS Cobham International School in 2006, where he was captain of the school's Cougars rugby team.

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Alex Corbisiero then studied for a BA in history at Birkbeck, University of London beginning in 2009.

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Alex Corbisiero joined the London Irish Academy in August 2005, making his professional club debut against London Wasps in the 2008 London Double Header.

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In 2014 Alex Corbisiero played as a replacement as Northampton beat Saracens to win the Premiership final.

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Alex Corbisiero left Northampton Saints in January 2016 due to an injury plagued time at the club.

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Alex Corbisiero has represented England at Under-18, Under-19 and Under-20 level.

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Alex Corbisiero competed for England at the 2007 Under 19 Rugby World Championship.

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In 2008 Alex Corbisiero was a member of the England under-20 team that won the grand slam and reached the final of the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship.

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Alex Corbisiero was eligible to represent either England, Italy, Ireland or the US at senior level, but cast his lot with England when he made his debut for the England Saxons against Russia at the 2010 Churchill Cup.

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Alex Corbisiero made his senior debut for England against Italy on 12 February 2011 after Andrew Sheridan was ruled out of the match with a back injury.

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Alex Corbisiero went on to feature in four of England's five tests as they won the Six Nations Championship, with injury ruling Sheridan out for the rest of the tournament.

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Alex Corbisiero scored the Lions' first try in their victorious third test against Australia which clinched the series.

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On October 27,2020, Alex Corbisiero was appointed Scrum Coach for the Los Angeles Giltinis for the 2021 Major League Rugby season.

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