Sports fans up and down the UK, and no doubt across the world, woke up on Friday morning to see the news that Andy Murray wished for this year to be his last in tennis.
Without a shadow of a doubt this man-mountain of a legend from Auckland deserves to be first on the list of rugby’s greatest that ever played the game. The upmost sadness, is that he was taken from us all to soon.
The ‘Big Freeze of 1963’ was one of the coldest winters on record in the United Kingdom. The England rugby team of that year huddled themselves in the warmth of their changing room waiting to take their team photograph and for the national anthems to be played before running out onto the makeshift ice rink to play Wales in Cardiff.