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Sport All Blacks legend Stanley 'Tiny' Hill dies

12:50  02 october  2019
12:50  02 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Stanley Frank " Tiny " Hill MBE (9 April 1927 - 2 October 2019) is a former New Zealand rugby union player and selector. A lock and flanker, Hill represented Canterbury and Counties at a provincial level

In This Photo: Stanley Tiny Hill . Former All Black Stanley Tiny Hill looks on prior to the round nine Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Stormers at AMI Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

a group of people around each other: Stanley Hill makes a tackle against the 1959 British Lions.© Photosport Stanley Hill makes a tackle against the 1959 British Lions.

All Blacks legend Stanley 'Tiny' Hill has died, aged 92.

The lock/loose forward played 19 matches for New Zealand - two as captain - including 11 tests from 1955-59, playing his provincial rugby for Canterbury and Counties.

After his retirement, he continued to serve NZ rugby as coach of the Canterbury side and All Blacks selector.

Hill, All Black No. 574, was a patron of the Rolleston Rugby Club, where he attended senior prize-giving as recently as August.

"Many of us have enjoyed listening to his stories from his playing days and his advice to our current players, when he was down at the clubrooms," posted the Rolleston club on Facebook.

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Stanley Frank " Tiny " Hill MBE (born 9 April 1927) is a former New Zealand rugby union player and selector. A lock and flanker, Hill represented Canterbury and Counties at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks , from 1955 to 1959.

Former All Black Stanley Tiny Hill looks on prior to the round nine Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Stormers at AMI Stadium on April 22, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Hill served in the NZ Army for 30 years and was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1996 New Year Honours.

Sons Stan and John, and grandson Ben Hill all played for New Zealand in basketball.

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