Australian rugby mourns Thomas Bourke
ESPN Staff
May 29, 2014

Forrmer Wallabies centre Thomas Bourke has died, aged 92, after suffering a stroke.

The Queenslander known as "Kevin" earned one Test cap, against New Zealand in 1947, and played 16 non-Test matches for the national side.

He broke a collar-bone in his sole Test and could not continue, but he subsequently played provincial teams on the nine-month tour to the United Kingdom, Ireland, France and North America in 1947-1948.

Australian Rugby Union president David Crombie said that Bourke would be remembered as "one of the great team players for the Australian touring side of 1947".

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