|Date of birth
|27 May 1891
|Place of birth
|Brunnerton, New Zealand
|Date of death
|20 March 1968 76)(aged
|Place of death
|Wellington, New Zealand
|Rugby union career
Thomas Fisher (27 May 1891 – 20 March 1968) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A loose forward, Fisher represented Buller and Marlborough at a provincial level. He was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, on their 1914 tour of Australia, playing five games and scoring one try, but he did not appear in any test matches.
Fisher died in Wellington on 20 March 1968,and was buried at Karori Cemetery.
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