Frank Oliver funeral planned for Saturday

Last updated 15:14 19/03/2014
Frank Oliver
SUPPLIED

REST IN PEACE: Former All Black and Southland captain Frank Oliver.

Related Links

Shock death of ex All Black captain Oliver Obituary: Former All Black captain Frank Oliver Late Frank Oliver was big in stature and heart

Relevant offers

Rugby

Recap: Chiefs v Waratahs - Super Rugby Round 14 Recap: Hurricanes v Highlanders - Super Rugby round 14 Blackadder adamant his Crusaders won't be complacent against Blues Harlequins and Central rugby clubs consider move to Lansdowne Park sports hub Plenty of options for Jarryd Hayne post-Rio Olympics Multi-talented Kieran Read prepares for All Blacks' captaincy Super Rugby's Burning Questions: Who could bolt into the All Blacks? Tawera Kerr-Barlow still upbeat despite injury likely ruling him out of All Blacks Knee injury rules New zealand star Thomas Waldrom out of English Premiership rugby final Super Rugby player matchups, Round 13: Fancy first-fives face off

The funeral of All Black and Manawatu rugby great Frank Oliver will be held in Palmerston North on Saturday.

One of the rugged men of game in the late 70s and 80s Oliver, 65, died suddenly at his home in the city on Monday

Oliver played 43 matches for the All Blacks including 17 tests.

His funeral will be held in the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit on Broadway Ave at noon. 

The service will be followed by a private cremation.

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was the best-performed All Blacks forward on the northern tour?

Dane Coles

Nathan Harris

Keven Mealamu

Wyatt Crockett

Charlie Faumuina

Ben Franks

Owen Franks

Joe Moody

Brodie Retallick

Luke Romano

Jeremy Thrush

Patrick Tuipulotu

Sam Whitelock

Sam Cane

Jerome Kaino

Richie McCaw

Liam Messam

Kieran Read

Vitor Vito

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content