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 Replica Wales Jersey Signed by 
Gareth Edwards Up for Auction 

San Diego, CA (March 14, 2012) - Own a unique piece of rugby history while supporting youth and high school rugby in the United States by putting in the high bid for a replica Wales rugby jersey signed by the one and only Gareth Edwards, considered by most rugby pundits to be the greatest rugby player ever.

Gareth's signature was collected at the thrilling Six Nations match between Wales and England which took place at Twickenham on February 25, 2012.

"The Rugby Foundation thanks Gareth for his support," said USRF Executive Director Brian Vizard. "It was a great opportunity to sit down once again with a living legend of the game. Gareth understands from his own experience the importance of getting young players involved in the sport."

Not only will the high bidder of this replica Wales jersey receive a rugby memory that will last a lifetime but they will have the satisfaction of knowing that every cent from their winning bid will go towards the United States Rugby Foundation.

Photos of the signed jersey and more information about Gareth Edwards' brilliant career can be found on eBay, item #180841310133. The bidding will conclude at 9:00 a.m. (PDT) on Wednesday, March 21, 2012.