Edward "Teddy" Morgan, Abernant - Welsh Rugby
Abernant gave birth to one of the immortals of Welsh Rugby when in 1880 Edward "Teddy" Morgan arrived,
One of the most prolific try scorers on the Welsh scene he was educated at Christ College, Brecon and Guy's Hospital, London but played most of his rugby for London Welsh. His international debut was against England in 1902. He will probably best be remembered for scoring the only try in Wales famous 3-0 win over the AllBlacks in 1905, which ended their 27 consecutive victories.
Between 1903 and 1905, Morgan scored 8 tries in 5 consecutive internationals and captained Wales against France in 1908 in the first match between the two countries. He also took over the captaincy of the British Isles team on their tour of Australasia in 1905. He made 14 appearances for Wales, 12 of which were victorious. He died in 1949.