Brian Price, the legendary rugby union player who represented Wales and the Lions, passes away at the age of 86.

Brian Price, the former Wales captain and British and Irish Lions tourist, passed away at the age of 86. The second row led Wales to a Triple Crown in the Five Nations in 1969, six years after leading his club, Newport, to victory over New Zealand. He also toured Australia and New Zealand with the 1966 British and Irish Lions, participating in all four Tests on that trip.
“We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Brian Price, a truly remarkable player who proudly represented the Black & Amber jersey,” expressed Newport RFC on X.
“Our heartfelt condolences go out to Brian’s family, friends, and all those who were fortunate enough to have known him.”
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Price made 32 appearances for Wales, debuting in 1961. Following his retirement in 1969, he pursued a career as a PE teacher and also engaged in punditry and newspaper column writing.

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