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Jonah Lomu 'a great man' says Sir Gareth Edwards

Wales rugby legend Sir Gareth Edwards has said Jonah Lomu was 'a great man and a great player'.

The New Zealand rugby union player died unexpectedly on Tuesday, aged 40.

Lomu was diagnosed with a rare and serious kidney condition in 1996.

He played 10 games for Cardiff Blues in 2005 and 2006 shortly before retiring.

Speaking to BBC Radio Wales, Sir Gareth described Lomu as 'a phenomenon'.

  • 18 Nov 2015