Bobby Windsor - The Iron Duke: The Life and Times of a Working-Class Rugby Hero

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Fellow team mates offer contributions that go some way to explaining why Windsor was such an unstoppable force in a team littered with quality players. no TMO, no multiple TV cameras, no interference from the touch judges, no big screen analysis of "dirty" play. Windsor’s first wife Judy, a non-smoker, was only 32 when she died of lung cancer, leaving three children.

The Pontypool front row played for Wales as a unit 19 times during the 1970s, and were on the losing side in only four of those matches. His contributions extended beyond club level as he proudly represented Wales on the international stage.

The book covers a lot of his personal life which adds to the book greatly and shows what a fascinating life he has had.

They rang the wife, told her what was happening and said, “We want you to come down here straight away because your husband’s not in a very good way at all”. Anybody who knows their rugby knows that Bobby Windsor is a legend of both the Welsh team and The British and Irish Lions. Mr Windsor won 28 Wales caps between 1973 and 1979, claiming Grand Slams in 1976 and 1978 and toured twice with the Lions, winning five caps.Bobby Windsor - The Iron Duke" is the no-holds-barred, warts-and-all story of a working-class Welsh folk hero who rose from humble beginnings to become a permanent member of the greatest Lions team in the history of rugby union.


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