Graeme Higginson

Graeme Higginson (born 14 December 1954) is a New Zealand former rugby union player. A lock, Higginson represented Canterbury and Hawke's Bay at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1980 to 1983. He played 20 matches for the All Blacks including six internationals. He captained the All Blacks in one match, against Australian Universities in 1980.[1]

Graeme Higginson
Birth nameGraeme Higginson
Date of birth (1954-12-14) 14 December 1954 (age 66)
Place of birthRangiora, New Zealand
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb)
SchoolRangiora High School
Notable relative(s)Nelson Dalzell (father-in-law)
ChildrenGuy Higginson
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
All Black No. 808
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Hawke's Bay
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1980–83 New Zealand 6 (0)


  1. Knight, Lindsay. "Graeme Higginson". New Zealand Rugby Museum. Retrieved 11 December 2013.