April 11, 1999 is a date that has been immortalised in the annals of Welsh rugby history.
Playing at ‘home’ at Wembley, Scott Gibbs scored one of the most celebrated tries ever scored by a Wales player, as they denied England the Grand Slam in the last ever Five Nations Championship.
It took a steel-nerved Neil Jenkins conversion to complete the 32-31 victory for Wales, which prompted scenes of wild celebration among fans in the stadium and across the nation, and handed the Championship to Scotland.
To mark twenty years since that unforgettable triumph, S4C will be showing all 80 minutes of the match again in the week leading up to this year’s Guinness Six Nations clash against England.
As well as match coverage, the programme Cymru v Lloegr – Wembley 1999 features interviews with commentator Huw Llywelyn Davies, former Wales captain Gwyn Jones and Wales fans who witnessed the game first-hand.
The programme will be shown at 9.35pm on Wednesday 20 February, on S4C, and will be available to watch on demand on S4C’s Clic Player for 35 days after the broadcast.
Cymru v Lloegr – Wembley 1999
Wednesday 20 February, 9.35pm
Available to watch on-demand at S4C Clic, iPlayer and other platforms
A BBC Wales production for S4C