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Encyclopedia > Cliff Porter

Scottish-born Clifford Glen Porter (5 May 1899 in Edinburgh12 November 1976 in Wellington) was a New Zealand rugby union player. Playing as a wing forward, he represented Wellington at a provincial level and captained the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks. He represented New Zealand in 41 international matches, seven of them at full test level, scoring 16 tries. May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (126th in leap years). ... Year 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Edinburgh (pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second-largest city. ... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For other uses, see Wellington (disambiguation). ... A rugby union scrum. ... First international Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 The All Blacks are New Zealands national rugby...


Porter replaced Ces Badeley as captain of the New Zealand team, leading them on the 1924-5 tour during which they gained the name of The Invincibles, winning all 32 of the matches they played. The Invincibles was a nickname given to the 1924-25 New Zealand rugby union team which toured the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and Canada. ...


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