Bill McLaren

The whole rugby world has been saddened today with the news of the death of legendary rugby commentator Bill McLaren. For decades he was the voice of rugby, the coiner of so many memorable phrases. He brought our sport to life and helped to etch many great memories on rugby fans’ brains.

Our favourite at Gwlad has to be his commentary on Scott Gibbs’s historic try against England at Wembley in April 1999.

“He’s like the leader in a buffalo stampede that man Scott Gibbs.”

Thanks for all the memories Bill. Hwyl fawr.