Sam has captained his country a record 49 times, is the youngest ever World Cup captain, has won 2 Six Nations titles and a Grand Slam. Sam is an undefeated British & Irish Lions Test captain. Sam, his family and friends are terrific supporters of Velindre.
He regularly attends events, launches appeals, hosts fundraising balls and lunches and visits patients at Velindre. Since retirement, Sam has lead his first Velindre overseas bike ride in Majorca, a challenge that was organised in memory of fellow Welsh Rugby Player and Velindre supporter, Matthew J Watkins.