Iestyn Harries

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Born in 1976 in Llanelli, Iestyn Harries emerged as a strong all round dual-code rugby player, leaving a lasting impact on both rugby union and rugby league.

From his early years, Harries showed great talent and passion for the game, quickly making a name for himself in the rugby community.

He played rugby league for Great Britain and Wales at international level and spent time at Warrington Wolves and Leeds Rhinos where he won the 1998 Man of Steel Award.

His move from rugby league to rugby union showed his adaptability and determination to shine in different formats of the sport, with him soon playing at outside half for Wales.

Throughout his career, he faced strong opponents on both codes, always showing his talent, whether as a powerful forward or a creative playmaker.

Iestyn Harries’ legacy as a dual-code rugby player continues to be celebrated, with his contributions to both rugby union and rugby league remembered fondly by fans of the sport.

His boots are on the wall in the Rugby Club.