Gareth Edwards

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Edwards in March 2009

Sir Gareth Owen Edwards CBE (born 12 July 1947) is a former Welsh rugby union player. He played as a scrum-half. He played for Wales between 1967 and 1978, making 53 appearances. He also played for the British Lions 10 times. He has been called the greatest Welsh rugby player of all time by the BBC.[1] He was also the scorer of the try that has been called "the greatest of all time" for the Barbarians against New Zealand in 1973.[2]

Edwards was born in Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen, Glamorgan. He is married to Maureen Edwards.

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  1. "The state of the Union". British Broadcasting Corporation. 6 November 2002. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  2. Gallagher, Brendan (4 December 2009). "Barbarians v New Zealand '73 - the greatest try of them all". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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