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When Mel Berry captained Wales at the 2002 World Cup as a 20-year-old, there was clearly something a bit special about the youngster who former England international Sue Day calls…

Welsh centre Bleddyn Williams

Major teams: Cardiff Country: Wales Test span: 1947-55 Wales caps: 22 (22 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 24 (8T) That was just another chapter of Williams’s astounding…

Bobby Windsor hacks a kick up field

Major teams: Cross Keys, Cardiff, Pontypool Country: Wales Test span: 1973-79 Wales caps: 28 (28 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 4 (1T) He says he was always…

Bryn Meredith lunges for the ball

Major teams: London Welsh, Newport Country: Wales Test span: 1954-62 Wales caps: 34 (34 starts) Lions caps: 8 (8 starts) Test points: 12 (4T) Meredith had a long distinguished career…

Adam Jones was christened ‘Bomb’ in a fond reference to 1990s American wrestler Adam Bomb, who sported similarly curly locks and an identical Christian name. However, the moniker took on…

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As a teenager, Graham Price was taken to the smoky bars of Pontypool and shown some of the pot-bellied beer drinkers who, once promising rugby players, had failed to make…

Mervyn Davies, who passed away in 2012, will be remembered as a Wales and Lions legend for what he achieved during the Seventies. Had his career not finished so abruptly…

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Although Wales eventually lost the Test series 3-0 to the All Blacks, nobody could claim they did not go down fighting. Wales scored five tries in the first two Tests…