Phil Bennett was considered to be the finest fly-half to play for Wales, pivotal to the country’s glory years during the 197srcs who became a cult figure due to a grievance-laced pre-match speech before facing England, the old enemy.
His swiveling hips, beautiful passing and spark to play the game expansively followed in the footsteps of Cliff Morgan and Barry John and set a template for free-flowing Welsh number 1srcs for decades to come.
Bennett, who died aged 73 on Sunday, featured 29 times for his country, winning the Five Nations outright on three occasions and started eight
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