August 20, 2017 / 1:17 AM / 3 months ago

Rugby-All Blacks great Meads dies aged 81

WELLINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - All Blacks great Colin Meads has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 81.

Meads was diagnosed with cancer last year. His death was announced by New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English in a statement on Sunday. (Reporting by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Nick Mulvenney)

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