Andy Leslie

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Andy Leslie
Birth nameAndrew Roy Leslie
Date of birth (1944-11-10) 10 November 1944 (age 74)
Place of birthLower Hutt, New Zealand
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
SchoolHutt Valley Technical College
ChildrenJohn Leslie
Martin Leslie
Occupation(s)Amateur rugby union footballer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number eight
All Black No. 731
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Wellington - (-)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1974-1976 New Zealand 10 (4)
Correct as of 27 April 2007
Teams coached
Years Team
1990–1992 Wellington

Andrew Roy Leslie MNZM (born 10 November 1944 in Lower Hutt) is a former All Black captain and number eight. He was captain during the controversial 1976 New Zealand rugby union tour of South Africa. On 26 April 2007 he was elected as the president of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union.[1]

In 2001, Leslie was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.[2]

All Black Statistics[edit]

  • Tests: 10 (10 as Captain)
  • Games: 24 (23 as Captain)
  • Total Matches: 34 (33 as Captain)
  • Test Points: 4pts (1t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)
  • Game Points: 24pts (6t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)
  • Total Points: 28pts (7t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)


  1. ^ "Leslie named NZRU President". 26 April 2007. Archived from the original on 10 November 2007. Retrieved 27 April 2007.
  2. ^ "The Queen's Birthday Honours 2001". Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. 4 June 2001. Retrieved 15 March 2018.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ian Kirkpatrick
All Blacks Captain
Succeeded by
Tane Norton