Rangitane Will Norton

Surname: 
Norton
First names: 
Rangitane Will
Known by: 
Tane
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
694
No of AB games: 
27
AB years: 
1971 - 1977
Clubs: 

Linwood

Provincial teams: 

Canterbury 1976, 1977

Provincial captain: 

Possibles 1st NZ Trial 1976, 2nd NZ Trial 1977

Country captain: 

All Blacks 1977
NZ Maori 1977

Biography: 

1976: AB's: Hooker - 5 tests, 9 tour games (5 as captain)
1976: NZ Trial: Hooker - 1 game
1976: Hooker - 2 games
1977: AB's: Hooker - 4 tests (all as captain)
1977: NZ Maori: Hooker [1], Prop [1] - 2 games
1977: NZ Trial: Hooker - 1 game
1977: World Invitation XV: Hooker - 3 games
1977: Hooker - 10 games
1978: Wasps: Hooker - 1 game

Total: AB's: 9 tests, 9 tour games:
NZ Maori: 2 games:
Prov: 12 games:
Others: 6 games

Total: 38 games

1973: Maori Player of the Year
1974: Maori Player of the Year
2008: Steinlager Salver (For outstanding service to rugby)