Former British and Irish Lions rugby union captain Gareth Thomas describes being diagnosed with HIV as "petrifying" but is now..
Gareth Thomas (rugby)
Welsh rugby union and rugby league rugby player
Gareth Thomas, nicknamed "Alfie", is a Welsh former professional rugby player, who represented Wales in both rugby union and rugby league. With 100 test match appearances he was the most capped Welsh rugby union player until he was overtaken by Stephen Jones in September 2011. He is currently ranked 14th among international try scorers, and is the second highest Wales try scorer behind Shane Williams. He also won four rugby league caps for Wales, scoring three tries.