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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

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Double All Blacks

One of the highest honours that a New Zealand sportsman can receive is to represent his country both at rugby and at cricket. The following is the list of double All Blacks who have represented New Zealand in these games:

W. N. Carson Cricket, 1937–38–39
Rugby, 1938
G. R. Dickinson Cricket, 1925–28–30–32
Rugby, 1922
C. J. Oliver Cricket, 1925–26–27–28
Rugby, 1928–29–34–35
M. L. Page Cricket, 1927–28–30–31–32–33–37–38
Rugby, 1928
E. W. T. Tindill Cricket, 1937–38–39–46–47
Rugby, 1935–38

by Alexander Hare McLintock, C.B.E., M.A., DIP.ED. (N.Z.), PH.D.(LOND.), Parliamentary Historian, Wellington.