Eric Cockroft

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Eric Cockroft
Full name Eric Arthur Percy Cockroft
Date of birth (1890-09-10)10 September 1890
Place of birth Clinton, New Zealand
Date of death 2 April 1973(1973-04-02) (aged 82)
Place of death Ashburton, New Zealand
School Southland Boys' High School
University University of Otago
Notable relative(s) Sam Cockroft (uncle)
Occupation(s) School teacher
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
New Zealand No. 203
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1913–14 New Zealand 3 (0)

Eric Arthur Percy Cockroft (10 September 1890 – 2 April 1973) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A wing and full-back, Cockroft represented Otago and South Canterbury at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in 1913 and 1914. He played seven matches for the All Blacks including three internationals.[1]


  1. ^ Knight, Lindsay. "Eric Cockroft". New Zealand Rugby Museum. Retrieved 23 July 2013.