Cliff Morgan (born 7 April1930 at Trebanog, Rhondda) is a former Welsh rugby union player who played for Cardiff RFC and earned 29 caps for Wales between 1951 and 1958. April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Jump to: navigation, search Rugby Union is a team sport that was developed from the rules used to play football at Rugby School in England. ... Cardiff Rugby Football Club The self professed Worlds Greatest Rugby Club. History Cardiff RFC was founded 1876, playing their first game against Newport. ...
Morgan was from a mining family and joined Cardiff straight from school in 1949, playing at fly-half. He also played in Ireland for Bective Rangers in the 1955 season, with the club being dubbed the "Morgan Rangers" as a result. He won his first cap for Wales against Ireland in 1951, played in the Grand Slam winning side of 1952 and was made captain of the Welsh team in 1956. He toured South Africa with the British and Irish Lions in 1955 and captained the team in the third test at Pretoria, which the Lions won. The Welsh rugby union team, as the highest level of Welsh rugby union, represent Wales at the national sport of rugby union. ... Grand Slam is a general sports term applied when achieving something special. ... Jump to: navigation, search The official 2005 Lions logo The British and Irish Lions (formerly British Isles and then the British Lions; commonly the Lions) is a Rugby Union side comprising a pick of the best players from the four Home nation unions, i. ... Jump to: navigation, search City motto: Praestantia Praevaleat Pretoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence) Province Gauteng Mayor Nomaindia Mfeketo Area - % water 1,644 kmÂ² 0. ...
Following his retirement he became a noted broadcaster and commentator on rugby.
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