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“Playing for Wales was phenomenal”

“Playing for Wales was phenomenal”

As his country faces France in the Guinness Six Nations on BBC One, Welsh legend Jonathan Davies talks rugby

Fasten your seatbelt, because a titanic tussle is ready to rock Cardiff…

2020 Guinness Six Nations: Wales v France, Saturday 22 February, 4pm, BBC One HD (CH 101/108)

Two rounds down, three to go. The 2020 Guinness Six Nations has already proved unmissable viewing, and now the stakes are about to be raised even higher. Why? Because Wales are taking on a rejuvenated France in a huge showdown at the Millennium Stadium.

 

With new coach Wayne Pivac at the helm, the Welsh have had a mixed start to the tournament, beating Italy and losing to Ireland in their opening two games. And now another big test is heading their way, because the French are rolling roll into town.

 

Having silenced England in their opening match, France made it two wins from two last time out by seeing off Italy. Last crowned champions in 2010, could this be the year Les Bleus remind us all just how good they can be when they sidestep off-field controversy and everything clicks?

 

One Welshman who knows a thing or two about performing on the big stage is legendary former back Jonathan Davies. Now a commentator for the BBC, the 57-year-old was part of his country’s Triple Crown success in 1988 and is considered one of Welsh rugby’s modern greats. Here, Davies chats exclusively to us about his life and career…

 

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