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Sergeant David Joseph has retired from his role as Goat Major after 35 years.
He led Shenkin the goat onto the Millennium Stadium pitch before Wales v Australia yesterday.
Sgt Joseph, who must look after the goat every day of the year, told ITV Wales: "I'm looking forward to a holiday with my wife. We haven't been away since the 1980s."
The man in charge of the Royal Welsh regimental goat has handed over the reins after 35 years.
Sgt David Joseph, who is retiring as Goat Major, led Shenkin the goat out for the final time at the Millennium Stadium yesterday.
Before the game they attracted plenty of attention from shoppers and rugby fans as they meandered through the Welsh capital.
Sgt Joseph admitted it was an 'emotional' day but said he couldn't imagine a better end to his career than appearing before a home rugby match.
The man in charge of the Royal Welsh regimental goat is retiring after 30 years.
Sergeant David Joseph will lead Shenkin out for the final time at the Millennium Stadium later today.
Sgt Joseph told ITV Wales: "Some of the things we've done are quite unbelievable. The goat has been inside Number 10 Downing Street. We've also visited Buckingham Palace and St James' Palace."
This weekend's match at the Millennium Stadium will be a special one for one particular person, regardless of the score.
One of the sights of the match will be the leading out of Shenkin the goat -- the mascot of the Royal Welsh.
But now, his handler is handing over the reins - after three decades in the job.
Nicola Hendy has been to meet them both.
"Some of the different stuff we've done is quite unbelievable" says Sgt David Joseph.
"Like, the goat has been in Number 10 Downing Street.... Buckingham Palace... we've been to St James' Palace too".
The man in charge of the Royal Welsh regimental goat is retiring after 35 years.
Sergeant David Joseph will lead 'Shenkin' out for the final time at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow.