Cyril Brownlie

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Cyril Brownlie
Full name Cyril James Brownlie
Date of birth (1895-08-06)6 August 1895
Place of birth Whanganui
Date of death 7 May 1954(1954-05-07) (aged 58)
Place of death Wairoa
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loose Forward
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Hastings
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Hawkes Bay
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1924–1925  New Zealand 31 (33)

Cyril Brownlie (1895–1954) was a New Zealand rugby union player. Along with his brothers Maurice and Laurence he represented the country during the 1920s. Cyril Brownlie played 31 matches for the All Blacks, scoring 11 tries. These matches included three tests during The Invincibles tour of 1924–25. Cyril was the first player to be sent off in an international in 1925, playing England during The Invincibles tour.

Brownlie represented Hawkes Bay at a provincial level, playing as a loose forward.

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