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Rugby: Former New Zealand Rugby chairman Eddie Tonks dies at 85 – New Zealand Herald

Eddie Tonks has passed away at 85.



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Former NZR chairman Eddie Tonks has died. Photo / Photosport Former New Zealand Rugby chairman Eddie Tonks has died age 85.
Tonks served in the role between 1990 and 1995. He was also chairman of the International Rugby Board, now known as World Rugby.
In 2004 he was made a life member of NZ Rugby.
Current NZR Chair Brent Impey says Tonks’ service to the game was immeasurable.
“Eddie started on what was then the NZRFU Council in 1986, and played a key role in the organisation of the 1987 Rug…

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