Cliff Morgan

Clifford Isaac Morgan was one of the most iconic figures of his or any other generation. He played the first of his 17 games for the Barbarians in the Mobbs Memorial Match of 1951, nine days before his international debut for Wales.

A great favourite with the Club he went on to complete a unique treble as fly-half against South Africa (1952), New Zealand (1954) and as a victorious captain against Australia in 1958.In all, he captained the Club on six occasions.

Along with his great friend Tony O'Reilly, Morgan blazed a trail across South Africa with the 1955 Lions, scoring a legendary try in the first test and leading the British Isles to victory in the third test. They also toured together as Barbarians to Canada in 1957 and South Africa again in 1958. On the latter trip he played his last ever game of first-class rugby for the Barbarians against East Africa in Nairobi.

He then hung up his boots at the age of 28 to develop an equally successful career as a broadcaster, still memorable for his commentary of the the Baa-Baas' epic win over the All Blacks in 1973.