Ron Stewart (rugby union)

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Ron Stewart
Ronald Terowie Stewart 1924.jpg
Stewart in 1924
Birth name Ronald Terowie Stewart
Date of birth (1904-01-12)12 January 1904
Place of birth Waikaia, New Zealand
Date of death 15 December 1982(1982-12-15) (aged 78)
Place of death Queenstown, New Zealand
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
School Timaru Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loose forward
All Black No. 288
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1923–30 New Zealand 5 (3)

Ronald Terowie Stewart (12 January 1904 – 15 December 1982) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A loose forward, Stewart represented South Canterbury and Canterbury at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1923 to 1930. He played 39 matches for the All Blacks including five internationals, he was one of the selectors of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force rugby team, known as the "Kiwis", following the end of World War II, and was a Southland selector in 1950.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Luxford, Bob. "Ron Stewart". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 5 March 2017.