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Added by Kenji on 7 Dec 2014 02:04
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Best Welsh Rugby Union Players

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Outside half, captain of Wales in 1978 grand slam, brilliant in 1974 Lions' undefeated tour of S.Africa
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Wing. Dazzled in the 70s, with brilliant sidestep and elusiveness, breaking the try scoring record (along with Gareth Edwards), and triple grand slam winner
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Outside half. Rare talent, became superb Rugby League player
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Great #8, captain of Wales' 76 grand slam team, superb in Lions tours of N.Zealand 71 and S.Africa 74.
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Scrum half, widely considered the greatest ever player. At the centre of Wales' and Lions' best ever teams in the 70s. Winner of 3 grand slams



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Wing. Brilliant in attack and very solid in defence. Scored crucial try in winning Lions tour of Australia
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Centre. Star of 97 Lions winning tour of S.Africa, scored memorable wining try v England in 99.
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Full back. Outstanding in winning British Lions tour of S.Africa.
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Scrum Half. Strong and combative replacement for the retired Gareth Edwards, from the late 70s
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Scrum half. Stood out in weaker Wales period in 90s.
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Prop. Effective for Wales and British Lions and winner of 3 grand slams, 2005, 2008, 2012
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Outside half. A tremendous goal kicker, Wales' highest points scorer and his accuracy was crucial in Lions tour of S.Africa 1997
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Outside half, known as "the king", star of 1971 British Lions tour of N.Zealand, and of Wales' 32 unbeaten months. He retired at his peak.
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Prop. Made for excellent triple grand slam pair with Gethin Jenkins
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Hooker. Wales' finest in that position, superb for Lions too in the 50s
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Outside half. Outstanding in British Lions tour of S.Africa in 50s. Later commentator and TV presenter
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Wing. Pace and power, e.g in Lions' win in Australia.
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Prop. Wales and Lions' finest, cornerstone of Wales' pack from mid 70s, record prop appearances for Lions.
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Centre. Powerful runner, star of Lions tour in S.Africa in great partnership with Ireland's O'Driscoll.
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Back row forward. Captain of Wales and winning Lions, shone in thrashing of England to win 6 nations title in 2013.
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Outside half. Stood out for Wales in 1960s, became record breaking Rugby League player.
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"The prince of centres", in 1940s and 50s, captained Wales and club Cardiff to victory over N.Zealand in 53
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Wing. Made mincemeat of Australia for Wales and of S.Africa for Lions in 74.
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Full back. Terrific in defence and swashbuckling attacker, made a massive impact in 70s, especially v England, against whom he was unbeaten.
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Wing. A little genius who could turn matches upside down
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Lock. Automatic choice for British Lions in the 50s
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Since WW2. Alphabetical order.

My 47th Welsh list: took a long time to do a Rugby one!


Wales 1970s highlights:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pu2at_cqJQM

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIsyE-lTl5E

Feelgood Welsh tries:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7iS18wUglY

Wales v England 2013:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=imy2SZhidqY

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