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Dai Morris, Rhigos - Rugby

Shadow from the past and this brings to mind a certain back row forward named Dai Morris, who was born Rhigos in 1942.

Later known as the shadow he first played rugby at Gadlys Secondary School then joined Rhigos before going to Glyn Neath and eventually, Neath R.F.C., and the Gnoll.

1967 brought Dai his first cap against France and this was to be the first of 34 caps he was to gain playing for his beloved Wales. In a period called the Golden Era of Welsh rugby he toured Argentina, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Canada.

His final appearance was against England in 1974, bringing to an end the career of a player acclaimed by his peers as the finest back row forward Never to have represented the British Lions.