League fan dies

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

Pon­sonby Ponies league club life mem­ber Bruce Palmer passed away last Fri­day.

The 72-year-old Pt Che­va­lier res­i­dent, who was suf­fer­ing from ter­mi­nal lung can­cer, had hoped to at­tend the club’s cen­te­nary cel­e­bra­tions, start­ing tonight.

Bruce first played for the club in 1947 af­ter im­mi­grat­ing from the Cook Is­lands and held var­i­ous roles at the club over the years, in­clud­ing club cap­tain.

He was farewelled at the Pt Che­va­lier RSA on Wed­nes­day.

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