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John Dawes, Wales and British & Irish Lions legend, dies aged 80

  • Captained Lions to only series victory over New Zealand in 1971
  • Also captained and coached Wales to grand slam glory

Wales and British & Irish Lions legend John Dawes has died at the age of 80 following a period of ill health.

Dawes famously led the Lions to their only series victory over New Zealand in 1971, making four Test appearances for the tourists and 19 Lions appearance in total.

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