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Full name  Brian Thomas Reidy
1959–66  New Zealand
8  0
Position  Wing
19  8
Died  2 June 2016, Auckland, New Zealand

Nz rugby league museum brian reidy s 1961 kiwis boots

Brian Thomas Reidy (1938/1939 – 2 June 2016) was a New Zealand rugby league player who represented his country.


Playing career

Reidy played for the Marist club and represented Auckland. He made his debut for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1959, becoming Kiwi #383, but did not make his test match debut until 1961, against Australia at Carlaw Park. Between 1959 and 1966, Reidy played 65 games for New Zealand, including 19 tests, scoring 34 tries in all. He could play anywhere in the backline, but turned out on the wing in all but one of his test match appearances.

Later years

Reidy went on serve as an administrator, on the NZ Kiwis Association, the Auckland Leagues Club and the board of the New Zealand Rugby League Museum. In 2015 he was made a life member of the New Zealand Rugby League.

Reidy died in Auckland on 2 June 2016.


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