Eddie Purkiss

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Eddie Purkiss
Full name Edwin Maurice Purkiss[1]
Date of birth (1934-07-27)27 July 1934[1]
Place of birth Grafton, New South Wales [1]
Rugby union career
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1958[1] Wallabies 2[1] (0)[1]

Edwin Maurice "Eddie" Purkiss (born 27 July 1934) was a rugby union player who represented Australia.

Purkiss, a flanker, was born in Grafton, New South Wales and claimed a total of 2 international rugby caps for Australia. He made the Wallabies' 1957–58 Australia rugby union tour of Britain, Ireland and France.


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Scrum.com player profile of Eddie Purkiss". Scrum.com. Retrieved 12 July 2010.