18 Dec 2009

Eric Tindill turns 99 today

6:20 am on 18 December 2009

New Zealand's only test double international, Eric Tindill, reaches the grand age of 99 today.

Tindill played one rugby test against England in 1936 and played 5 tests for the New Zealand cricket side between 1937 and 1947.

He was also an international rugby referee and cricket umpire.