All Black Don Clarke's Rugby Boot; Unknown; Unknown; F70
All Black Don Clarke's Rugby BootAbout this object
Still boasting original Lancaster Park dirt on its sprigs, colossal 1.88m fullback Don 'The Boot' Clarke wore this on his legendary debut against the 1956 Springboks in Christchurch. Kicking the decisive penalties in the final two tests, Don and his boot helped the All Blacks win their first ever series over the Springboks, described by one rugby writer as "the most bitterly-fought series in history". The fullback position was his for a further eight years and in that time he was a match winner beyond compare, scoring a whopping 781 points for New Zealand over 89 matches (including eight tries).Maker
16cm(H) x 9.5cm( widest part)x29.5cm(length )Credit Line
Donated April 1969 by Don ClarkeObject Type
That boot is an O'Briens boot.
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