|Birth name||Bernard Sydney Sadler|
|Date of birth||28 July 1914|
|Place of birth||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Date of death||24 June 2007(aged 92)|
|Place of death||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Sadler was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1914. He first attracted attention playing in the Wellington College 1st XV between 1930 and 1932. Sadler played club rugby for Wellington College Old Boys and made the Wellington representative side in 1934.
He was picked for the All Blacks' 1935–36 squad, playing 15 games including three internationals on tour in the British Isles and Canada. He played in both tests in the Bledisloe Cup against the touring Australian side in 1936.
Unfortunately, he damaged a nerve in his knee in a club game early in the 1937 season to such an extent that he never played rugby again. Sadler was a small player known by the British press as "the pocket battleship" for his strength. He was also a skilled ball player with good leg speed.
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