Kōkiri 19 – Te Moana ā Toi: Albie Pryor

Published in Kōkiri 19, Hōngongoi - Hereturikōka 2010

Albie Pryor, of Ngāti Awa and Ngāti Rangitihi, played in every position in the forward pack apart from hooker. He was hard and uncompromising in the way he played, yet he possessed a good sense of humour, one such example being when he charged Waka Nathan and his family the entry fee at the Māori Sports Awards after inviting Nathan to present the main award. After having retired he pursued a career in sports administration, becoming the founding father of the Māori Sports Awards.

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