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Ex-England rugby coach attends Llandudno enterprise lunch

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Ex-England rugby coach attends Llandudno enterprise lunch

FORMER England rugby union worldwide Richard Greenwood was the visitor speaker on the summer time lunch for a enterprise membership at St David’s Faculty, Llandudno.

Greenwood, father of England World Cup-winner Will Greenwood, made his debut for England in opposition to Eire at Twickenham in 1966, successful 5 caps in three years, happening to function captain in his final sport, additionally in opposition to Eire.

Some 70 visitors attended the lunch, the place St David’s Hospice had been the hosts together with St David’s Faculty, with Mr Greenwood delivering an entertaining deal with about his profession and hyperlinks to the North Wales dual-code rugby scene.

Greenwood went on to play in Kenya and Italy after his worldwide profession, earlier than serving as England coach between 1983 and 1985.

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire within the 2017 Birthday Honours for companies to Rugby.

Nevertheless, his ties to North Wales stem from his involvement within the area’s rugby league setup, serving as Chairman and training the Junior sides of Prestatyn and Rhyl Panthers since 2011, in addition to a place on the Board of Administrators of the Wales Rugby League.

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