International Rugby Player Comes Out
December 19, 2009 12:04 PM Subscribe
posted by jleisek (51 comments total)
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is the first Welshman to have played in 100 rugby union test matches for his country. He also played in three tests for the British and Irish Lions on their tour of New Zealand in 2005, captaining the side in two of those matches. The 6'3", 226 lbs. utility back now plays for the Cardiff Blues. At one point, the Welsh rugby legend held the try-scoring record for Wales. In today's Daily Mail, Thomas revealed he is gay
The article details how his inner circle of friends on the national team offered their support immediately when told he is gay, and how his current Blues teammates now know - and apparently don't care.