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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Cardiff's bus station will close this Saturday after more than 60 years serving bus passengers from across the country and the world.
Not a bad way to end the week! Plenty of sunshine out there to start, with the risk of a few showers in the north and west this afternoon.
Clear skies out there in places have allowed temperatures to tumble. More sheltered rural areas could even see a touch of frost!