Eddie Butler

Eddie Butler

Rugby Commentator

Synopsis

Eddie won 16 caps at number eight for Wales and scored two tries, captaining them on six occasions. He was also selected for the Barbarians and the British Lions. These days he is best known for his lively onscreen partnership with Brian Moore.

Biography

Eddie Butler is a journalist, commentator, and former Welsh rugby union player. After early success as a Cambridge Blue, he won 16 caps at number eight for Wales and scored two tries, captaining them on six occasions. He was also selected for the Barbarians and the British Lions.

These days Eddie writes a column for the Observer and contributes to the Guardian. However, alongside his poetic voiceovers for numerous epic sporting montages, he’s probably best known for his lively on-screen partnership with Brian Moore.

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