Dennis Young (rugby player) is confirmed dead at the age of 90.
Dennis was best known as a New Zealand rugby union player (Canterbury).
Dennis Young
Dennis Young c1951.jpg
Young c. 1951
Date of birth(1930-04-01)1 April 1930
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
Date of death22 June 2020(2020-06-22) (aged 90)
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
SchoolChristchurch Technical College
Rugby union career
Position(s)Hooker
All Black No.579
Provincial / State sides
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1950–63Canterbury139()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1956–64New Zealand22(0)
Dennis Young (1 April 1930 – 22 June 2020) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A hooker, Young represented Canterbury at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1956 to 1964. He played 61 matches for the All Blacks including 22 internationals.
Young died on 22 June 2020.
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