I have lost a friend and we have all lost one of rugby's greats who was also a true gentleman. His exploits as a player for Cardiff, Wales, the Barbarians and the British and Irish Lions are legendary but he also achieved so much off the field of play.
As a broadcaster he became one of the best known faces and voices of radio and television in the UK and as a producer and editorial executive he reached the top of his profession.
Despite all that success he remained a true gentleman throughout his life and always remained a true son of the Rhondda.
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It's certainly not the brightest of starts to the day, with drizzly rain in places.
It will feel much milder tonight that it did last night, with patchy showers around the coasts.
Well what a difference a day makes! It's the calm after the storm today!