Jimmy Rid­land

Herald on Sunday - - SPORT -

Rid­land was a typ­i­cally hard-nosed South­land for­ward. He could play in most po­si­tions, though it was at hooker that he ap­peared in in­ter­na­tional rugby. He was cho­sen for the

All Blacks tour of Aus­tralia in

1910, play­ing six matches, in­clud­ing all three tests. Rid­land died from his wounds in the fi­nal week of the con­flict in France.

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