Richard Parks receives Honorary Fellowship in Newport

Richard Parks
The sportsman said it was a 'great privilege' to receive the accolade Credit: ITV News Wales

Former rugby star Richard Parks has received an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales, Newport.

The former Wales International and Barbarian flanker raised £1million for Marie Curie Cancer Care by completing the 737 Challenge in July last year.

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University honour for Parks

Former rugby star Richard Parks is to receive an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales, Newport.