Bill McLaren – RIP

Sad news today. A voice we probably all grew up listening to.  Always inspiring.  Always positive about our great sport. A sad loss.

Voice of rugby Bill McLaren dies

Bill McLaren, known as the “voice of rugby”, has died Commentator Bill McLaren, known popularly as the “voice of rugby” has died at the age of 86. Mr McLaren, from Hawick, retired in 2002 and received an OBE, CBE and MBE for services to the sport. He began commentating even before his 10th birthday by copying the voices he heard on the radio. He went on to earn the respect of players, fans, and spectators by being the best-researched commentator rugby had ever seen.

Source: BBC Sport

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