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						Joe Karam

Joe Karam

Date of Birth November 21, 1951
Age 70 years, 1 months, 5 days
Place of Birth Taumarunui
Country New Zealand
Profession Rugby Union Player
Horoscope Scorpio

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Joe Karam Biography

Joe Karam is a famous Rugby Union Player, who was born on November 21, 1951 in New Zealand. According to Astrologers, Joe Karam's zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Joseph Francis “Joe” Karam (born 21 November 1951), also known by the nickname of “Clock”, is a New Zealand former representative rugby footballer who played for the All Blacks. After retiring from rugby, he became a businessman. However, he is most notable for waging a successful 15-year campaign to have David Bain’s convictions for murder overturned, and a subsequent campaign seeking compensation for him.

A first XV player at Saint Patrick’s, Karam scored 138 of the schools 239 points during the 1967 season. That year he was a North Island secondary schoolboys representative.

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He spent the 1971 season with Horowhenua. He was selected for Wellington’s South Island tour in 1972, becoming the youngest-ever player picked to represent Wellington. An extremely hard trainer at a club level, Karam was named as an All Black for the 1972–73 tour of the British Isles and France. He played 10 test matches for the All Blacks between 1972 and 1975.

Joe Karam Net Worth

Joe Karam is one of the richest Rugby Union Player & listed on most popular Rugby Union Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Joe Karam net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.

Joe Karam Net Worth & Salary
Net Worth $1.5 Million
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Source of Income Rugby Union Player
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He spent the 1971 season with Horowhenua. He was selected for Wellington’s South Island tour in 1972, becoming the youngest-ever player picked to represent Wellington. An extremely hard trainer at a club level, Karam was named as an All Black for the 1972–73 tour of the British Isles and France. He played 10 test matches for the All Blacks between 1972 and 1975.

Karam switched codes in 1975, signing a three-year deal with the Glenora Bears in the Auckland Rugby League competition $20,000 a year. Karam was horrified that players on the UK tour of 1971 got a pound a day as their living allowance while rugby officials “were flying around the world drinking champagne like it was going out of fashion”. For players of “modest employment” slogging it out on the field for their country it meant that “their wife and children were starving back home”.

Joe Karam Height

Joe Karam's height 1.73 m weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb) & body measurements will update soon.
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Height 1.73 m
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
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He scored 160 points for the Bears in 1976, winning the Painter Rosebowl Trophy as top point scorer. He won the trophy again in 1977. Karam was selected for Auckland almost immediately, playing in six games in 1976 and scoring 53 points. This including playing in Auckland’s 17–7 victory over New South Wales City. He played in one game for Auckland in 1977, kicking six goals.

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Based on his extensive research over many years, Karam wrote four books about David Bain’s case. The first was “David and Goliath: the Bain family murders” published in 1997. Karam made accusations against two police officers in David and Goliath as a result of which he was sued for defamation. (He won that case as well.) The book created a media furore. Karam appeared regularly on the Holmes TV show and ‘did a thousand other media interviews’. The second book, “Bain and Beyond” was published in 2000 and the third, “Innocent!: seven critical flaws in the conviction of David Bain” came out in 2001. The fourth book “Trial By Ambush: The Prosecutions Of David Bain” was released in 2012. In this book, Karam accuses Robin Bain of the murders of his wife and three of their children before shooting himself.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Rugby Union Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in New Zealand. Joe Karam celebrates birthday on November 21 of every year.

Without Karam’s support, it is unlikely there would ever have been a retrial. His interest in the case began in 1996, when he read a newspaper article about “an old music teacher and a bunch of young, long-haired university students” trying to raise money for Bain’s appeal by selling jam. He went and gave them money. He began to study the evidence presented at the original trial and began to feel something was wrong with the case. He went to visit Bain in prison in Christchurch and subsequently visited him over 200 times. According to media commentator Paul Holmes, Karam was appalled at the way the family, the Police and the Fire Service arranged to burn the Bain house down.

Karam believes the fact that it took 13 years to get Bain’s conviction overturned shows how flawed the New Zealand justice system is. In 2007 he said he planned to set up an organisation similar to the Innocence Project in the US, where those with skills and resources offer their help pro bono, like a support club for single crusaders such as himself, Keith Hunter and Mike Kalaugher (the Scott Watson campaigners).

Karam acknowledges that fighting the case has taken its toll on him over the years. Interviewed in the New Zealand Herald in 2007 under the headline Joe Karam: Freedom Fighter, he said, “For many years, the mainstream media, judiciary, and politicians just thought of me as a raving redneck who’d lost the plot.” He stopped socialising with rich-list friends because people would inevitably “buttonhole him about the case” and he felt compelled to put them straight – “destroying the dinner party” in the process. He said that “every morning for two years, he would wake up, sink to the edge of the bed and cry”. When asked what motivated him to keep going, he said it was because of his “innate hatred of unfairness and urge to help those less fortunate”.

An attempt to establish a New Zealand Innocence Project was made in 2009 by a group of lawyers concerned about the life sentence given to Alan Hall. In 2013, the project was re-launched out of the University of Otago, and has now been officially accepted as a branch of the Global Innocence network, becoming the world’s 63rd innocence project.

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