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Sir Brian Lochore
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Lochore in 1963
Full nameBrian James Lochore
Date of birth3 September 1940(1940-09-03)
Place of birthMasterton, New Zealand
Date of death3 August 2019(2019-08-03) (aged 78)
Place of deathMasterton, New Zealand
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
SchoolWairarapa College
Rugby union career
Position(s)Number 8, Lock
Amateur team(s)
Provincial / State sides
National team(s)
1964–71New Zealand25(21)

Sir Brian James Lochore (3 September 1940 – 3 August 2019) was a New Zealand rugby union player and coach. He captained the New Zealand national team, the All Blacks. He played at number 8 and lock, as well as captaining the side 46 times (18 of those tests).

In 1999, Lochore was added into the International Rugby Hall of Fame.[1]

Lochore died of bowel cancer in Masterton, New Zealand on 3 August 2019 at the age of 78.[2]


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