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GUINNESS: The most iconic adverts from years gone by

BY Shaywaterworth  ·  Sunday Apr 12, 2020

Over the years Guinness has produced some of the most memorable rugby adverts inspired by famous players and heartwarming tales.

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Stories such as Gareth Thomas coming out as gay and Shane Williams being told he was “too small to play rugby” will never be forgotten by fans and here they are to reminisce over.

First up, the Gareth Thomas story.

This one is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Next up, how Shane Williams defied the odds.

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Remember this one?

This has a gladiatorial feel about it.

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This one’s the most recent from before last year’s World Cup.

Here we look back at Munster’s famous win over the All Blacks in 1978.

European giants Toulon pay tribute to legendary fly half Jonny Wilkinson.

Finally, a tribute to the late Bill McLaren.

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