Welsh rugby star descendent of Maltese grandfather

LLANELLI, WALES - DECEMBER 05: Louis Rees-Zammit of Wales in action during the Autumn Nations Cup match between Wales and Italy at Parc y Scarlets on December 05, 2020 in Llanelli, Wales. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Louis Rees-Zammit,whose paternal grandfather emigrated from Malta, is fast becoming a star of the international rugby world.

He scored a spectacular try as Wales beat Scotland in the Six Nations Championship at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Such was the manner of the try that Welsh and world rugby legend Gareth Edwards declared, “A star is born”.


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