18 Jun 2010

Andy Ripley dies from cancer

8:26 am on 18 June 2010

The former England rugby international Andy Ripley has died from prostate cancer at the age of 62.

Back row forward Ripley won 24 caps for England in the 1970s and was part of the successful British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 1974.

He was also a part of the England team that beat the All Blacks 16-10 at Eden Park in 1973.