Andy Leslie

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Andy Leslie
Birth name Andrew Roy Leslie
Date of birth (1944-11-10) 10 November 1944 (age 73)
Place of birth Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
School Hutt Valley Technical College
Children John 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)
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
Garryowen

Andrew Roy "Andy" 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leslie named NZRU President". tvnz.co.nz. 2007-04-26. Archived from the original on 10 November 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
1974–1976
Succeeded by
Tane Norton