ABs, Otago rugby great Ron Elvidge dies

Former All Black captain Ron Elvidge  in 2001. Photo: Craig Baxter
Former All Black captain Ron Elvidge in 2001. Photo: Craig Baxter

Fomer Otago and All Black captain Ron Elvidge has died.

Elvidge was the oldest living All Black and an Otago rugby great.

He played 30 games for Otago and nine tests for New Zealand. He captained both Otago and the All Blacks.

He died in Auckland on Saturday, aged 96.

Ron Elvidge scores in the first test of the 1950 series. Photo: Supplied
Ron Elvidge scores in the first test of the 1950 series. Photo: Supplied

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