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BY THE late Seventies, Wales had become used to winning. Home or away, games held no fear as the now legends of the game were carving their future status in a series of Five Nations titles and Grand Slam successes. It made for some classic moments.

Rugby people of my age (nearly 50!) grew up fixated by these gladiators, men of honour that our fathers and grandfathers adored and bestowed endless virtue on. And it is us that now tell our children of the history created by greats like JPR Williams, Gerald Davies, Gareth Edwards and Mervyn Davies. And, of

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