Steve Fenwick

Steve Fenwick

Welsh sportsman Steve Fenwick was a professional rugby player who played in both Rugby Union and Rugby League.

He appeared for the Welsh national side 30 times, scoring a total of 152 points, and was also selected to play for the British Lions in 1977. He also represented at club level for Bridgend RFC, Beddau RFC and Barbarian FC as well as Taffs Well.

Steve earned all of his 30 international caps for Wales while at Bridgend. He scored in his debut match against France after just five minutes and was a key member of the 1977 British Lions tour to New Zealand, in which he played in all four Tests.

Showing his leadership on the pitch, Steve captained Wales in the Centenary game against the All Blacks in 1980 and also turned out for a World XV on 9 August 1980 against Argentina in Buenos Aires.

It was in 1981 that he switched to playing rugby league. He was again selected for Wales at national level and also played for Cardiff City Blue Dragons.