Rex Pickering, New Zealand rugby union player, Died at 79


Ernest Arthur Rex Pickering was born on November 23, 1936, and died on July 5, 2016.

He was a New Zealand rugby union player.

He played loose forward and lock, Pickering represented Waikato at a provincial level.

Pickering was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1957 to 1960.

Rex Pickering played 21 matches for the All Blacks including three internationals.

Rex Pickering was described as the Sonny Bill Williams of his time.

He was educated at Nelson College from 1953 to 1954.

Rex Pickering died in Cambridge.

Rex Pickering passed away at 79 years old.