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Former Manawatu rep and All Black dies

Former Manawatu rep and All Black dies

It is with great sadness that the Manawatu Rugby Union wish to advise of the passing of Doug Rollerson after a lengthy battle with cancer.

It is with great sadness that the Manawatu Rugby Union wish to advise of the passing of Doug Rollerson after a lengthy battle with cancer. Doug played 91 games for Manawatu between 1972-1981, 9 matches for NZ Universities, 12 matches for the NZ Juniors and 24 matches for the All Blacks including 8 tests, scoring 110 points. Doug was well known for his match winning drop kick for Manawatu in the 1976 victory of the Ranfurly Shield. Doug will be sorely missed in the rugby community our thoughts are with Doug's family at this tough time.