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

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

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

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A steelworker by trade, The Duke was as fiery as the furnaces he used to tend, but also a larger-than-life figure off the field. It wasn’t quite the end of Windsor’s international career, as the last of his 28 Wales caps came against France in the 1979 Five Nations, by which point the ‘Iron Duke’ had cemented his legacy. My children helped pull me out of the depression and said I should go to Spain for a break in 2009 – and I never came back.

If there’s someone else out there, on their own and wants company, we may think we’re good for each other. Windsor made his debut for Wales against Australia in Cardiff in 1973, a match Wales won by 24 points to nil with Windsor scoring a hooker's try, and took over from Jeff Young as first-choice hooker. Clive Rowlands said for him to come in and I sat him in the corner and gave him a glass of champagne. Mr Windsor is scathing but not personally rude about today's calibre of players especially the much disempowered scrummage. 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”.If you had done that in my day, your head would have come out of the ruck at the same time as the ball. Eddie Howe admits Newcastle may have to sell players this week to protect the future of the club with the. The father-of-six lost his first wife Judi to cancer in 1979 and it was his own battle against the disease which contributed to the end of his marriage to second wife Lynne. 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. If someone with a good sense of humour wants the same thing as me, come on over and see how we get on.

The middle man of the legendary Pontypool front row retired to Puerto Portals, Mallorca, in 2009 and said:”I can sit and look over the balcony at the Mediterranean and swimming pool. While it contains a smattering of what life was like for a Rugby Great of those days - and very interesting those parts are - it also contains quite a bit of 'padding'! A steelworker by trade, The Duke was as fiery as the furnaces he used to tend, but also a larger-than-life figure off the field, with a quip for every occasion.

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The valley clubs were great, everyone was saying well done and having a few pints and had a collection to help me on my way.

Windsor will kick every ball and shove in every scrum for Wales against the All Blacks on Saturday but fears it will be the same old story, with one subtle difference.

The days when Hannibal Lechter could have been on the field murdering someone and the referee would ignore it. from his new home overlooking a luxury yachting marina in one of Majorca’s glitziest resorts, his life back on track.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Now 67, he’s as entertaining as ever, as rugby correspondent Simon Thomas discovered when he caught up with him this week.



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