Neville Black, New Zealand rugby union, Died at 90

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Neville Wyatt Black was born on April 25, 1925, and died at January 24, 2016.

He was a New Zealand rugby union and rugby league player.

He represented New Zealand in rugby union.

A rugby union first five-eighth, Neville played for Ponsonby RFC.

Neville Black served Auckland at a provincial level and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, on their 1949 tour of South Africa.

Playing 10 matches for the All Blacks on that tour, three of them at halfback, and also one international.

In 1951, Black switched codes, signing for Wigan.

Neville made his debut on December 22, 1951.

Following that Neville also played three matches for the Other Nationalities side in the European Rugby League Championship.

Himself along with four other Wigan players, signed with Keighley, in 1953.

In 1957, he returned to New Zealand and played for the Ngongotaha club.

Neville Black passed away at 90 yrs old.

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