Tori Reid

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Tori Reid
Sana Torium Reid passport photo.jpg
Sana Torium in 1935
Birth nameSana Torium Reid
Date of birth(1912-09-22)22 September 1912
Place of birth Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand
Date of death19 March 2003(2003-03-19) (aged 90)
Place of death Hastings, New Zealand
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
SchoolTolaga Bay High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Flanker
All Black No. 408
Provincial / State sides
YearsTeamApps(Points)
East Coast
Hawke's Bay
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National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1931–49
1935–37
New Zealand Māori
New Zealand

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Sana Torium Reid passport application (1935) Sana Torium Reid passport application.jpg
Sana Torium Reid passport application (1935)

Sana Torium "Tori" Reid (22 September 1912 – 19 March 2003) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A lock and flanker, Reid represented East Coast and Hawke's Bay at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1935 to 1937. He played 27 matches for the All Blacks including nine internationals. [1] Affiliating to Ngāti Porou, [2] Reid represented New Zealand Māori between 1931 and 1949. [1] In a long first-class career from 1929 to 1952, he played 157 games, which was then a New Zealand record. [1] Between 1952 and 1954, Reid served as a New Zealand Māori selector. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Luxford, Bob. "Tori Reid". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 23 September 2015.
  2. "Tori (Sana Torium) Reid". Māori Sports Awards. Retrieved 23 September 2015.