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Shane Williams unveils portrait

Welsh rugby legend Shane Williams will unveil a portrait of himself today at the National Library of Wales. The oil painting is the work of Welsh portrait artist David Griffiths.

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Rugby legend Shane Williams to unveil own portrait

The 36-year-old currently plays in Japan but is back in Wales to unveil the portrait. Credit: David Griffiths / NLW

Wales' all-time leading try-scorer Shane Williams will unveil a portrait of himself later at the National Library of Wales.

The portrait, which was painted in oils on a 30 x 40 inch canvas over a period of six months, depicts Shane wearing his kit for his last international match against Australia in December 2011.

Welsh portrait artist David Griffiths, who has depicted many of the UK's public figures during his 40-year career, painted the sportsman last year.

The painting has joined other Griffiths portraits of eminent Welsh figures in the Aberystwyth-based National Library collection.

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