“The Boot” Remembered

Rugby fans around the world farewell Don “the Boot” Clarke, an incomparable All Black legend. Business Day calls him “an icon for a generation of NZers,” while The Australian remembers his match-winning conversion against France at Athletic Park in 1961, “kicked into a gale-force wind, which people still talk about.” Independent: “The man who beat the British and Irish Lions by himself […] a massive man [who] kicked some of the most famous goals in rugby history.”

Don Clarke: 10 November 1933 – 29 December 2002


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Aoraki Mt Cook Reveals Last Images of a Mountaineer

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