Hair-raising Junior on the Mid North Coast

May 4th, 2017
PHOTO: Corben at his first game of the 2017 season sporting the “Bowser” hairstyle.

With the football season up in action and thousands of children across Northern NSW excited to start their football season, there is one little boy in particular on the Mid North Coast who was thrilled to get his season started with the latest fashion – not in high tech football boots or state of the art breathable playing strips but a Premier League standard hairstyle!

Six-year-old Corben Woods is in his third season playing ALDI MiniRoos football for the Taree Wildcats and has been playing with the club since the age of 5.

Corben, or Corby as his friends and family like to call him, is well-known around the Mid North Coast area for his crazy hairstyles that he prepares for game days.

Corby’s hairstyles all started from his older brother Kalin, 10 years old, who had started sporting the crazy hairstyles when he was in the under 8’s team for the Wildcats.

But Corby wanted to be bigger and better.

Corben has a range of hairstyles that he comes up with and names each of them on his own, with the help of styling from his mum, Shanna.

Shanna says that Corben puts a lot of thought into his styles and she is under strict instructions from Corben to bring each of the styles ‘to life’.

His hairstyles include:

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Bowser – Browser is Corben’s favourite hairstyle that has several spikes all over the top of his head. This particular hairstyle gives him extra strength and his opponents find it hard to get through his defence.

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Sonic the Hedgehog – Sonic the Hedgehog is another of Corben’s spiky hair styles, that unlike the Bowser, gives him super-fast running abilities.

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Spinosaurus – The Spinosaurus is a Mohawk style. This hairstyle helps to give him speed and the ability to dodge the opponents with extreme agility.

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Triceratops –The Triceratops is two separated mohawks that are the colour blue. This style gives Corben an intimidating appearance, with a charging ability that allows him to split the opposition and get the ball.

Corben’s family is actively involved in the football community and are ‘football-crazy’ with Shanna managing both the boy’s teams and dad, Troy, coaching Kalin since he was in the under 7’s.

The boys’ baby brother Marty has hair long enough now to join his brother’s hair-raising feats and is in the running for the ‘crazy hairstyle champion’ with the collective input from his brothers and mum.

Northern NSW Football not only wishes the Corben family a great football season but to all of their football family that have started their season!

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