Laurie Haig

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Laurie Haig
Laurie Haig c1951.jpg
Haig c. 1951
Birth nameLaurence Stokes Haig
Date of birth(1922-10-18)18 October 1922
Place of birthPrestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland
Date of death10 July 1992(1992-07-10) (aged 69)
Place of deathDunedin, New Zealand
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Notable relative(s)Jimmy Haig (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) First five-eighth
All Black No. 519
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1944–53 Otago ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1950–54 New Zealand 9 (5)

Laurence Stokes "Laurie" Haig (18 October 1922 – 10 July 1992) was a New Zealand rugby union player. He was born in Scotland but emigrated to New Zealand with his family when he was two years old. A first five-eighth, Haig represented Otago at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, between 1950 and 1954. He played 29 matches for the All Blacks including nine internationals, and captained the side on six occasions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luxford, Bob. "Laurie Haig". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 16 August 2015.