Wales and Lions rugby star gets engaged to his Olympian partner
Two of Wales’ top sports stars have announced their engagement on social media.
Northampton Saints and Wales rugby wing George North proposed to Olympic cyclist Becky James over Christmas.
He posted a picture of the pair on his Instagram account, saying “my dearest ReBecky said yes”.
James said “December had been the best” and that she was “the luckiest girl in the world”. She added: “I can’t wait to marry my best friend.”
James a Welsh former professional racing cyclist specialising in track cycling.
The 26-year-old was the 2013 world sprint and keirin champion. while she is also a 2016 Rio Olympics double silver medalist.