ARU Classic Wallabies Statesmen

Six of Rugby's most distinguished legends have been named as the 2014 Classic Wallabies Statesmen.

In their position as Statesmen, each will play a role in the current Test series before again being recognised when they come together in the lead-up to Australia’s third Bledisloe Cup Test in October, where they will be presented to the Rugby public.

The group boasts a number of former Wallaby captains and World Cup champions, while each of the 2014 Statesmen continued their involvement in Rugby beyond their playing days in the administration and coaching ranks.
 
The Classic Wallabies appointed as Statesmen for 2014 are:

1950s

Dr Charles Wilson

Position: Flanker
Caps: 4
Wallaby Number: 424

1960s

Dick Marks

Position: Centre
Caps: 17
Wallaby Number: 639


1970s

Stan Pilecki

Position: Prop
Caps: 18
Wallaby Number: 594


1980s

Jeff Miller

Position: Flanker
Caps: 26
Wallaby Number: 657


1990s

Rod McCall

Position: Lock
Caps: 40
Wallaby Number: 684


2000s

Matt Cockbain

Position: Lock/Flanker
Caps: 63
Wallaby Number: 736


 

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