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Former BBC and ITV sports presenter Des Lynam has issued a glowing tribute to rugby legend Cliff Morgan, who has died at the age of 83.
Cliff Morgan commentated on Gareth Edwards' legendary try during the Barbarians v New Zealand match in January 1973.
The former Welsh international fly-half and esteemed rugby commentator Cliff Morgan has passed away at the age of 83, the BBC has announced.
Morgan represented his country 29 times, while playing his club rugby for Cardiff, and captained the British Lions during the 1955 tour of South Africa.
Upon retirement, he wrote and commentated on the sport, most memorably in describing Gareth Edwards score what is often cited as the "greatest try of all time" against the All Blacks for the Barbarians in 1973.
Morgan later also served as the head of BBC outside broadcasts.
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Morgan represented Wales 29 times, while playing club rugby for Cardiff, and captained the Lions during the 1955 tour of South Africa.