Frank Oliver Athlete

Francis James "Frank" Oliver was a New Zealand rugby union player. He was born in Dunedin on December 24, 1948, making his provincial debut for Southland in 1969. He later also played for Otago and Manawatu. Oliver played in the forwards as a lock and played 43 international matches for the All Blacks; 17 of them full test appearances, between 1976 and 1981. After retiring from playing in 1983, Oliver began coaching the Manawatu provincial team from 1995–1997 and then the Wellington Hurricanes and the Auckland Blues Super 12 sides. Oliver's son Anton followed in his father's footsteps, representing both Otago and New Zealand, and being All Black Captain.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 24th, 1948
New Zealand
Date of death
March 16th, 2014 at age of 65
Place of death
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Places lived
Dunedin , New Zealand
pop. 126,000 (2011)


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