Tiny Hill (rugby union)
Stanley Frank "Tiny" Hill MBE (9 April 1927 – 2 October 2019) was a New Zealand international rugby union player and selector. A lock and flanker, Hill represented Canterbury and Counties Manukau at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1955 to 1959. He played 19 matches for the All Blacks, two of which were as captain, including 11 internationals. After retiring as a player, Hill served as New Zealand Army and Canterbury selector, and as an All Black selector from 1981 to 1986.
|Birth name||Stanley Frank Hill|
|Date of birth||9 April 1927|
|Place of birth||New Plymouth, New Zealand|
|Date of death||2 October 2019(aged 92)|
|Place of death||Rolleston, New Zealand|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (207 lb)|
|School||Okato Primary School|
|Notable relative(s)||Stan Hill (son)|
John Hill (son)
|Rugby union career|
- Luxford, Bob. "Tiny Hill". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
- "No. 54256". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1995. p. 34.
- "Rugby: All Blacks legend Tiny Hill dies at age 92". New Zealand Herald. 2 October 2019. Retrieved 2 October 2019.
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