Edward Stewart (rugby union)

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Edward Stewart
Birth nameEdward Barrie Stewart
Date of birth(1901-10-29)29 October 1901
Place of birth Milton, New Zealand
Date of death12 December 1979(1979-12-12) (aged 78)
Place of death Timaru, New Zealand
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
School John McGlashan College
Tokomairiro High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing three-quarter
All Black No. 287
Provincial / State sides
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1921–23, 1927
1926
Otago
Southland
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National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1923 New Zealand 0 (0)

Edward Barrie Stewart (29 October 1901 – 13 December 1979) was a New Zealand rugby union player. He was educated at Tokomairiro District High School and then John McGlashan College where he was a member of the 1st XV between 1919-21. A Wing three-quarter, Stewart represented Otago and Southland at a provincial level. He played one match for the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in the final match against the touring New South Wales team in 1923, scoring two tries in the 38-11 win. Stewart did not appear in any internationals. [1]

He died in Timaru on 13 December 1979, [1] and was buried at Timaru Cemetery. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 University of Otago RFC. "Edward Stewart". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 13 December 2015.
  2. "Cemetery search". Timaru District Council. Retrieved 13 December 2015.