Bennett earned 29 caps for Wales and won two Five Nations Grand Slams as well as three Triple Crowns
Last Updated: 12/06/22 9:43pm
Ex-Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half Phil Bennett has died at the age of 73, his former club Scarlets have announced.
Bennett, affectionately known as ‘Benny’, played 413 times for Llanelli RFC from making his debut as an 18-year-old to his final appearance in 1981, captaining the side for six years of his 15-year spell.
Regarded as one of Wales’ greatest ever players, he won 29 caps for his country between 1969 and 1978, winning two Five Nations Grand Slams and three Triple Crowns.
Paying tribute to Bennett on their website, the Scarlets said in
…. to be continued
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