Albert Anderson (rugby)

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Albert Anderson
Date of birth (1961-02-05) 5 February 1961 (age 58)
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
Height1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight111 kg (245 lb)
SchoolSt. Andrew's College, Christchurch
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
All Black No. 847
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1981−90 Canterbury 143 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1983–88  New Zealand 6 (0)

Albert Anderson (born 5 February 1961) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. A lock, Anderson represented Canterbury at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, between 1983 and 1988. He played 25 matches for the All Blacks including six internationals. He was a member of the victorious New Zealand squad at the 1987 Rugby World Cup, and captained the side in four matches on the 1988 tour of Australia. Played for Sudbury RFC in Suffolk, U.K. [1]


  1. ^ Knight, Lindsay. "Albert Anderson". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 3 August 2014.