Grogg - Cliff Morgan

Object Id: 
0001
Description: 
Approx 18" tall ceramic Grogg of Cliff Morgan in Blue and Black hooped "Cardiff" kit jersey with black shorts. Rugby ball at feet.
Info: 

Cliff Morgan was born in Trebanog, Rhondda in 1930. Born into a mining family, he joined Cardiff straight from school in 1949, playing at fly-half, and also played club rugby in Ireland for Bective Rangers in the 1955/56 season. Whilst at Cardiff he played 202 matches over nine seasons 1949/50 - 1957/58 scoring 38 tries. In 1951 he won his first cap for Wales against Ireland in 1951, was part of the Grand Slam winning Welsh team of 1952 and was made captain of Wales in 1956. Morgan toured with the British and Irish lions in 1955 to South Africa winning four caps and played his last game of first - class rugby for the Barbarians in May 1958 at the RUEA Ground, Nairobi, versus East Africa. Cliff Morgan was inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame and received an OBE and a CVQ for his contribution to broadcasting. In 1999 Cliff Morgan was inducted into the Cardiff Rugby Hall of fame

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Object Status: 
CAC Collection
Donated By: 
The Grogg Shop
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