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Sir Brian Lochore
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Lochore in 1963
Birth name Brian James Lochore
Date of birth (1940-09-03)3 September 1940
Place of birth Masterton, New Zealand
Date of death 3 August 2019(2019-08-03) (aged 78)
Place of death Masterton, New Zealand
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
School Wairarapa College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number 8, Lock
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1959–70 Masterton ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1959–70 Wairarapa ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1964–71 New Zealand 25 (21)
Teams coached
Years Team
1966–67, 75–78
Wairarapa Bush
New Zealand

Sir Brian James Lochore ONZ KNZM OBE (3 September 1940 – 3 August 2019) was a New Zealand rugby union player and coach. He captained the New Zealand national team, the All Blacks. He played at number 8 and lock, as well as captaining the side 46 times (18 of those tests).

In 1999, Lochore was added into the International Rugby Hall of Fame.

Lochore died of bowel cancer in Masterton, New Zealand on 3 August 2019 at the age of 78.

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