Obituary: Keith Murdoch, the disgraced All Black who disappeared
The most significant moment of Keith Murdoch's international rugby career was the last.
It was 2 December 1972 in Cardiff, the day he made his 27th appearance for New Zealand's All Blacks against one of the all-time great Wales teams.
All Blacks half-back Sid Going chipped the ball forward close to the touchline.
Four, five, six All Blacks rushed forward, "like a great black blanket" said commentator Bill McLaren.
The ball fell to the 17st (110kg) Murdoch before he launched himself at the try line as three Wales players approached.
The try was awarded, even though the Wales... read more
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