Story: Wallace, William Joseph

Ace rugby player William Joseph Wallace (right) lines up a goal kick

Ace rugby player William Joseph Wallace (right) lines up a goal kick

Billy Wallace was one of the All Blacks chosen to play in the British Isles, France and North America in 1905-6, and his talent for accurate goal kicking helped the team to achieve its extraordinary success during that tour.

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How to cite this page:

T. P. McLean. 'Wallace, William Joseph', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4w2/wallace-william-joseph (accessed 2 December 2021)