David Nash, Welsh rugby union player, Died at 77


David Nash was born on July 15, 1939, and died on October 30, 2016.

He was a Wales international rugby union player.

He was a number 8 forward, he attained 6 caps for Wales between 1960 and 1961.

He was selected for the 1962 British Lions tour of South Africa.

Nash played his club rugby for Ebbw Vale.

During 1967, he was appointed as the first national coach of the Wales national rugby union team.

Nash was appointed to coach Wales for the season, but having won one and drawn one out of the five international matches played, he resigned when the Welsh Rugby Union refused to allow him to accompany Wales on their 1968 tour of Argentina.

However, the WRU reversed their decision, appointing Clive Rowlands to tour as coach.

David Nash passed away at 77 years old.