Full name Denis Andrew Robert Moloney
Born August 11, 1910, Dunedin, Otago
Died July 15, 1942, Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein, Egypt (aged 31 years 338 days)
Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Otago, Wellington
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
|Test debut||England v New Zealand at Lord's, Jun 26-29, 1937 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v New Zealand at The Oval, Aug 14-17, 1937 scorecard|
|First-class span||1927/28 - 1940/41|
Lieut Denis Andrew Robert Moloney, who died of wounds while a prisoner of war in 1943, aged 32, played for New Zealand in representative matches from 1935 to 1939. A reliable batsman for Wellington, he came to England in 1937 and met with considerable success. He averaged 26 in the three Tests, and in all matches scored 1,463 runs, average 34.83, with best innings 140 against an England XI at Folkestone. His value as a bowler was shown by 57 wickets at 26.68. He scored 60, once out, for a New Zealand XI against G. O. Allen's team in March 1937 at Wellington.
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