Pat Walsh (rugby union)

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Pat Walsh
Full name Patrick Timothy Walsh
Date of birth (1936-05-06)6 May 1936
Place of birth Kaitaia, New Zealand
Date of death 23 November 2007(2007-11-23) (aged 71)
Place of death Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
School Sacred Heart College
University Ardmore Teachers' College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Utility back
New Zealand No. 569
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1955–63 New Zealand 13 (12)

Patrick Timothy Walsh (6 May 1936 – 23 November 2007) was a New Zealand rugby union player and selector. He played 13 Tests and 14 other games for the All Blacks from 1955 to 1964. He also played for New Zealand Māori in 1955, 1956, 1958, 1959 1961, captaining the side on its 1958 tour to Australia, against the British Lions in 1959 and against the French in 1961. He was an All Black selector from 1969 to 1971.[1]


Preceded by
Keith Davis
Tom French Memorial
Māori rugby union player of the year

Succeeded by
Percy Erceg
Preceded by
Muru Walters
Succeeded by
Bill Wordley