|Birth name||Thomas Desmond Coughlan|
|Date of birth||30 April 1934|
|Place of birth||Mosgiel, New Zealand|
|Date of death||9 November 2017 83)(aged|
|Place of death||Christchurch, New Zealand|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||97 kg (214 lb)|
|School||St. Kevin's College, Oamaru|
|Notable relative(s)|| Tom Lynch (uncle)|
Tom Lynch (cousin)
|Rugby union career|
Thomas Desmond Coughlan (30 April 1934 – 9 November 2017) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A flanker, Coughlan represented South Canterbury and, briefly, King Country at a provincial level. He played just one match for the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks: a test against the touring Australian team in 1958. He later was a Mid Canterbury selector in 1973 and 1974.
Born in Mosgiel, Coughlan came from a farming background. He was educated at St Kevin's College in Oamaru.He died in Christchurch on 9 November 2017.
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