Eddie Butler, former Wales rugby union captain and journalist, dies aged 65

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  • Former Observer and Guardian writer won 16 caps in career
  • Butler also became much-loved broadcaster with the BBC

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to a broadcasting giant following the death of Eddie Butler, aged 65.

The former Wales captain who, after retirement on the field became a much-loved, iconic voice for the BBC and also graced the pages of the Guardian and Observer, died in his sleep on a charity trek on the Inca Trail in Peru.

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Written by Mark Dobson
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