Former All Black Doug Rollerson dies after battle with cancer

Doug Rollerson has passed away at the age of 63.
Doug Rollerson has passed away at the age of 63.

Former All Black Doug Rollerson has lost his battle with cancer.

Fairfax Media has reported that the 63-year-old died last night.

Rollerson played 24 games for the All Blacks between 1976 and 1981.

He played 91 games for Manawatu and kicked the match-winning drop goal when the province won the Ranfurly Shield for the first time in 1976.

He was diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer in 2010.

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- NZ Herald

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