Rugby commentator David Parry-Jones has died aged 83

Veteran broadcaster David Parry-Jones has died aged 83.

The former BBC Wales Today presenter and rugby analyst for BBC Radio 5 Live died at a hospice in Penarth on Monday.

Mr Parry-Jones was born in Pontypridd and lived in Cardiff with his long term partner, BBC Radio Cymru presenter Beti George.

He was known as “the voice of Welsh rugby” and commentated on historic sporting occasions such as Llanelli’s famous win over the All Blacks in 1972.

He also authored numerous books on the game.

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