Eddie Butler’s Biography

Edward Thomas Butler was a Welsh journalist, sports pundit, and rugby player. He earned 16 Wales caps and scored two tries between 1980 and 1984. Butler backed Welsh independence.

He captained Pontypool RFC from 1982 until 1985. Butler writes a weekly piece for The Observer Sport and commentated on BBC Welsh rugby.

Invictus Games and Beijing Olympics archery commentator. In 2014 and 2015, he presented Welsh Towns at War, Wales and the History of the World, and Hidden Histories.

Butler interviewed Cantona for the 1994 FA Cup Final. Butler wrote two rugby books. He was also a Prostate Cymru advocate.

Butler backed Welsh independence. 65-year-old Butler died in his sleep in the Andes near Cusco. He walked the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru, alongside 25 Prostate Cymru charity walkers. Butler died married with six children.

Net Worth

Eddie Butler had an estimated net worth of $1 million at the time he died.


Reports state that Eddie will be buried soon.

Cause of Death

Eddie Butler passed away on September 15, 2022 while on a charitable hike in Peru. He passed away while sleeping.

There is no official statement regarding the possible causes of death for him. He had reached the age of 65.


He left Susan Butler, his lovely wife, behind.


The six children that Eddie Butler leaves behind are Rebecca, Hannah, Jack, Jacob, Nell, and Seth Butler.


At the age of 65, Eddie Butler has been officially pronounced dead.

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