I’m very sad to read on the the BBC site this evening of the death of Phil Bennett, of Wales and the British Lions.
I have posted here several times before on ‘that’ try. Here he is talking about it:
To you Phil Bennett, I raise a glass. RIP and thank you.
Very sad. Great player and entertainer.
That’s terrible news to wake up to. Only 73 as well.
A great player - gone too soon, and spot on that Cliff Morgan commentary never tires
Obituary: Legendary Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half Phil Bennett Obituary: Legendary Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half Phil Bennett - BBC Sport
Very sad indeed. Phil was one stand out from a very classy generation of Welsh rugby players. As has been said, 73 is way too soon.
I remember being surprised when Barry John retired, but as soon as Phil played for Wales I knew all would be well. Here are some more tributes: