Kevin Briscoe

Kevin Briscoe
Full name Kevin Charles Briscoe
Date of birth (1936-08-20)20 August 1936
Place of birth New Plymouth, New Zealand
Date of death 1 April 2009(2009-04-01) (aged 72)
Place of death New Plymouth, New Zealand
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
School New Plymouth Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Halfback
New Zealand No. 599
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1957–65 Taranaki 54[1]
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1959–64 New Zealand 9 (0)

Kevin Charles Briscoe (20 August 1936 – 1 April 2009) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A halfback, Briscoe represented Taranaki at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1959 to 1964. He played 43 matches for the All Blacks—three of which were as captain—including nine internationals.[2]


  1. "On the hunt for Taranaki's dream team". Taranaki Daily Herald. 17 July 2010. p. 28.
  2. Knight, Lindsay. "Kevin Briscoe". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 1 November 2015.

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