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Lloyd McDermott

Australian rugby union player

Lloyd Clive McDermott (11 November 1939 – 6 April 2019) was an Australian rugby player and lawyer. He was Australia's first indigenous barrister. He was also the second indigenous person to represent his country in rugby union (after Cecil Ramalli). He played two matches for the Wallabies against New Zealand's All Blacks in 1962. He later played rugby league for a short time. He was born in Eidsvold, Queensland.

McDermott died on 6 April 2019 in Sydney, New South Wales. He was 79.[1]

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  1. Robinson, Georgina (7 April 2019). "Legendary Indigenous Wallaby Lloyd McDermott dies aged 79". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 8 April 2019.