Story: Ball, Murray Hone

Murray Ball, All Black prospect

A studio portrait of Murray Ball as a young man wearing a rugby jersey.

Murray Ball was selected for New Zealand Juniors in 1959. His failure to be selected for the All Blacks the following year saw him turn his energies permanently towards a career in cartooning.

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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge. 'Ball, Murray Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6b14/ball-murray-hone (accessed 12 April 2024)