Eddie Butler broadcaster dies aged 65
By Abhishek Chauhan
September 16, 2022
Former Wales rugby union captain and legendary broadcaster and
commentator Eddie Butler has died at the age of 65.
After rising to prominence with club side Pontypool, Butler played 16 times
for Wales between 1980 and 1984, captaining the side on six occasions and scoring two tries.
The number eight was called up to the British and Irish Lions squad that toured New Zealand
After retirement he became a respected rugby broadcaster.
Butler died in his sleep on a charity trek in Peru.
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