Sir Gareth Edwards At 70 [Radio Wales]

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Former rugby player Sir Gareth Edwards looks back on his life and career.

As rugby legend Sir Gareth Edwards reaches 70, Carolyn Hitt celebrates the milestone by asking him to reflect on his remarkable life and career.
Sir Gareth looks back on his childhood in Gwaun-cae-Gurwen and how his inspirational PE master nurtured him to a scholarship place in Britain's most elite sporting school, Millfield.
The man voted the world's greatest ever rugby player recalls how he also excelled at football and athletics. And he describes his personal highlights - from his part in Welsh Grand Slams and British and Irish Lions triumphs to his prowess in World Superstars which saw him compete against the greatest sportsmen on the planet.
The programme also includes tributes to Sir Gareth from leading figures in the rugby world.