Full name: Bernard Andrew Addingbrooke Duffy
Born: East London, 17 November 1905
Deceased: Provincial Hospital, Port Elizabeth, 16 March 1958
Clubs: Hamiltons (East London and Cape Town)
International career: 1928: 1 test
Brooke Duffy played for Hamiltons in Cape Town and for the club of the same name in East London. His provincial début was against the 1924 Lions. He was badly injured in the first test against the 1928 All Blacks when he collided with Bert Greenside, the All Black wing. Stanley Osler was also injured, but the Springboks won 17-0. In the second test Neville Tod suffered the same fate.
Brooke Duffy also swam and played water polo for Border and was a good oarsman. He was president of the Border RU. His brother Aubrey played for Border, and his son Gavin for Eastern Province and Natal. His granddaughter married Jackie Tindall’s grandson.