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Carwyn James – Stanochek

Film from 1973 of Welsh rugby coach Carwyn James singing a Russian folk song.

Two years before, he had led the British Lions to their only ever series win against the All Blacks.
He was from the Carmarthenshire village of Cefneithin, the same place Barry John grew up.

A Welsh speaker who stood as a Plaid Cymru candidate, he turned down the offer of an OBE.
He died in 1983 while staying alone in an Amsterdam hotel, he was aged 53.

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