Leicester Rutledge

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Leicester Rutledge
Birth nameLeicester Malcolm Rutledge
Date of birth (1952-04-12) 12 April 1952 (age 67)
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight92 kg (203 lb)
SchoolRiccarton High School
Notable relative(s)Jason Rutledge (son)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
All Black No. 784
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1972–83 Southland 113 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1978–80  New Zealand 13 (0)

Leicester Malcolm Rutledge (born 12 April 1952) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. A flanker, Rutledge represented Southland at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1978 to 1980. He played 31 matches for the All Blacks including 13 internationals, and captained the side in one match, against Combined Services on the 1978 tour of Britain and Ireland.[1]


  1. ^ Luxford, Bob. "Leicester Rutledge". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 10 October 2014.