Mervyn Davies
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Wales rugby legend Mervyn "Merv the Swerve" Davies dies

Former Wales captain Mervyn Davies has died following a battle with cancer. He was 65.

Known universally as 'Merv the Swerve' the number eight led Wales to the 1976 Five Nations Grand Slam.

He won a total of 38 caps for Wales and went on two victorious British and Irish Lions tours in 1971 and 1974.

Cennydd Davies looks back at his career.

Flags lowered for Mervyn Davies

  • 16 Mar 2012
  • From the section Wales