Sir Wilson James Whineray, KNZM, OBE

Wilson Whineray, 10 July 1935 – 22 October 2012, was the longest-serving captain of the New Zealand All Blacks. And according to rugby writer Terry McLean he was the All Blacks' greatest captain.
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Sir Wilson Whineray, a NZ rugby great and business leader, has died at the age of 77.

Sir Wilson Whineray, a NZ rugby great and business leader, has died at the age of 77.

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Sir Wilson James Whineray KNZM OBE was a business executive and the longest-serving captain of the All Blacks, New Zealand's national rugby union team. Rugby writer Terry McLean considered him the All Blacks' greatest captain. Wikipedia Born: July 10, 1935, Greater Auckland Died: October 22, 2012 Height: 1.83 m Weight: 94 kg Education: Lincoln University, New Zealand ~ RIP Wilson

Sir Wilson James Whineray KNZM OBE was a business executive and the longest-serving captain of the All Blacks, New Zealand's national rugby union team. Rugby writer Terry McLean considered him the All Blacks' greatest captain. Wikipedia Born: July 10, 1935, Greater Auckland Died: October 22, 2012 Height: 1.83 m Weight: 94 kg Education: Lincoln University, New Zealand ~ RIP Wilson

Sir Wilson Whineray, longest-serving captain of the All Blacks and former business executive.

Sir Wilson Whineray, longest-serving captain of the All Blacks and former business executive.

Wilson Whineray. 10/07/35 - 22/10/12. Played 65 matches for the All Blacks 1957 to 1965, 57 of them as captain. He went on to become a leader in New Zealand business circles and recieved an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1998. He was the first New Zealander to be inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame. He was also contender to become Governor General of New Zealand 2006. He died age 77.

Wilson Whineray. 10/07/35 - 22/10/12. Played 65 matches for the All Blacks 1957 to 1965, 57 of them as captain. He went on to become a leader in New Zealand business circles and recieved an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1998. He was the first New Zealander to be inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame. He was also contender to become Governor General of New Zealand 2006. He died age 77.

Lions captain Ronnie Dawson (left) and All Blacks captain Wilson Whineray lead out their teams before the start of the rugby first test at Dunedin

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Lions captain Ronnie Dawson (left) and All Blacks captain Wilson Whineray lead out their teams before the start of the rugby first test at Dunedin

Wilson Whineray with Mac Herewini in support. V France 1964

Sir Wilson Whineray

Wilson Whineray with Mac Herewini in support. V France 1964

Wilson Whineray scoring a try against the Barbarians 1963

Wilson Whineray scoring a try against the Barbarians 1963

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