Dally Messenger

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Australia, Rugby Union Player
April 12, 1883November, 24, 1959.

Herbert Henry "Dally" Messenger was one of Australasia's first professional rugby footballers, recognised as one of the greatest-ever players in either code. Messenger, or 'The Master' as he was dubbed, represented New Zealand in two rugby union tests and seven rugby league tests. He played for New South Wales in the very first match run by the newly created 'New South Wales Rugby Football League' which had just split away from the established New South Wales Rugby Football Union.

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