Brian Reidy, New Zealand rugby league player, Died at 77


Brian Thomas Reidy died on June 2, 2016.

He was a New Zealand rugby league player

Brian represented his country.

He played for the Marist club and represented Auckland.

In 1959, Brian Reidy made his debut for the New Zealand Kiwis, becoming Kiwi #383, but did not make his test match debut until 1961, against Australia at Carlaw Park.

He had played 65 games for New Zealand, between 1959 and 1966, including 19 tests, scoring 34 tries in all.

He played anywhere in the backline but turned out on the wing in all but one of his test match appearances.

He went on serve as an administrator, on the NZ Kiwis Association, the Auckland Leagues Club and the board of the New Zealand Rugby League Museum.

Brian Reidy was made a life member of the New Zealand Rugby League, in 2015.

He died in Auckland.

Brian Reidy passed away at 77 years old.