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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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BROWNLIE, Cyril James


Rugby footballer.

Cyril James Brownlie was born at Wanganui in 1896 and was one of three brothers who represented New Zealand on the rugby field. He first attracted notice when he was playing for Hawke's Bay in 1922 and was a member of the All Blacks in 1924, 1926, and 1928. Cyril Brownlie represented New Zealand on 31 occasions and scored a total of 33 points. He retired from football in 1930. Like his brother Maurice, he was an outstanding forward. He died at Wairoa on 7 May 1954.


McLintock, Alexander Hare