RIP Bleddyn

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RIP Bleddyn

Post by TigerFeetSteve » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:08 am

Used to run around with an 11, 14 or 15 on my back.

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by TigerFeetSteve » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:09 am

Commentry of the Tigers games won't be the same again!
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by fentiger » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:10 am

Very sad, condolences to his family and friends. A true icon of the commentary box!

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by sam16111986 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:11 am

Sad news indeed. RIP Bleddyn.

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by RagingBull » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:30 am

His passion for Tigers and Leicester was unmatched.

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Cheshire Cat » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:40 am

Such sad news, will be much missed. Condolences to family & Friends

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Pellsey » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:46 am

So very sad to hear of this. He was the voice of Leicester rugby for as long as I can remember. As said above, Tigers' commentary will never be the same again.

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Smudge » Wed Apr 28, 2021 9:57 am

I am really saddened to learn of Bleddyn's passing. A fine player in his day and a lovely bloke.
Who can forget his well told stories and his efforts to pronounce the difficult names.
"You try and pronounce a few long Welsh names" he often retorted!.

Deepest sympathy to his family,
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Big Dai » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:05 am

Very saddened at this news. Condolences to his family.

A Welsh voice that often was the only way of getting news of Tigers matches whilst in exile in Wales. Leicester Tigers' version of Bill McClaren and Murray Walker all rolled into one. Sad day indeed.
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by tigerburnie » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:21 am

Condolences to his family, I met him last just before the Heineken Cup final in Edinburgh, lovely man who really was a credit to the game which he clearly loved with passion.
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Noggs » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:31 am

Sad passing of a lovely man. Always had time for a chat when visiting the Drogs bar in the old Members Stand. His partnership with Steve Johnson on the radio will be long remembers and my condolences go out to his family and close friends.
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by KiwiTig » Wed Apr 28, 2021 10:46 am

That is such sad news
Bleddyn will be sadly missed by us all
My thoughts, love and best wishes go to his family
God bless you Bleddyn “cysgu’un heddychlon”

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Tigers86asw » Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:13 am

He was the voice of Leicester Tigers.

A sad day.

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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Tigerbeat » Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:26 am

A very sad day for rugby. Bleddyn was a true gent and always had time for a chat. He will be greatly missed but will be remembered by all. Condolences to his family and friends and thanks for all the memories that you have provided in your life at Tigers. RIP Bleddyn
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Re: RIP Bleddyn

Post by Robespierre » Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:55 am

RIP, Bleddyn. Now remind us of the name of that big Fijian 2nd row!!
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