Star striker Chook now has one goal: to beat his disease

By Robert Crawford
Updated November 13 2012 - 4:29am, first published September 15 2009 - 11:10pm
TOUGH COOKIE: Shoalhaven football star Corey ‘Chook’ Bain is facing another challenge, this time off the field as he battles CF, pictured in action for Sussex during last season.
TOUGH COOKIE: Shoalhaven football star Corey ‘Chook’ Bain is facing another challenge, this time off the field as he battles CF, pictured in action for Sussex during last season.
WILLPOWER: Chris Brien, who has serious heart abnormalities, still managed to star in the Shoalhaven Rugby Club’s first grade grand final in 2008.
WILLPOWER: Chris Brien, who has serious heart abnormalities, still managed to star in the Shoalhaven Rugby Club’s first grade grand final in 2008.

WHILE the Shoalhaven Football season may have wound up a couple of weeks ago, spare a thought for a former first-grade Golden Boot winner, who is doing it a little tough at the moment.

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