Maclean to succeed Templeton
December 13, 1999
Former Wallaby fly half Paul McLean has been elected President of the Queensland Rugby Union, in succession to the late Bob Templeton, who died last week.
McLean made his test debut in 1974 and made 30 test appearances before retiring in 1982.In all, he scored 260 test points.
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