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Born on this day – 6th September

Gwyn Evans

Position: Fullback

DOB: 06/09/1957 (age 58)

Current club: Retired

Previous clubs: Maesteg RFC, Barbarian FC

Honours: Wales, British Lions

Former Wales and British Lions international Gwyn Evans made 12 caps for the men in red between 1981 and 1983, scoring 74 points. He then toured New Zealand with the Lions in 1983, making two appearances as they suffered a 4-0 series hammering.

Alessandro Troncon

Position: Scrum-half

DOB: 06/09/1973 (age 42)

Current club: Retired

Previous clubs: Treviso, Clermont

Honours: Italy

Italy’s legendary former Captain and scrum-half Alessandro Troncon made his international debut in 1994, which was the start of a Test career that stretched thirteen years up until 2007. He amassed a total of 101 caps, making him just the seventh player in rugby history to reach a century of Tests, as well as scoring 19 tries for the Azzurri. He played his entire club career split between Treviso and Clermont and since hanging up his boots has held coaching roles with Zebre and the Italian national side.