Les Williams

Les Williams

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 10/05/1922 (95)
Place Of Birth Mynydd Y Garreg

Les Williams was born 10th May 1922 in Mynydd-Y-Garreg. He was a Welsh dual-code international union player and a professional rugby league player in the 1940s and 50s. He played at club level for Llanelli and Cardiff RFC.

Les gained seven Welsh international caps before going 'up north' to join Hunslett in rugby league. Whilst playing league he gained 15 Welsh rugby league caps.

Les died in Falmouth, Cornwall on the 27th January 2006 aged 83.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1947/1948 35 34 0 1 34 0 0 0 102  
  1948/1949 16 15 0 1 11 0 0 0 33  
  Total 51 49 0 2 45 0 0 0 135  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1947 Cardiff & District WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 41 - 11  
  06/09/1947 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 14 - 17  
  13/09/1947 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  20/09/1947 Nantes / Cognac WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  27/09/1947 Australia WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  04/10/1947 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  11/10/1947 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  18/10/1947 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 3  
  25/10/1947 Wasps WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 23 - 7  
  27/10/1947 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  01/11/1947 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  08/11/1947 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 0  
  15/11/1947 Leicester Tigers WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 50 - 5  
  22/11/1947 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  29/11/1947 Leicester Tigers WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 4  
  27/12/1947 Watsonians WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 11 - 0  
  03/01/1948 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/01/1948 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  24/01/1948 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 5  
  14/02/1948 Plymouth Albion WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 41 - 7  
  28/02/1948 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  06/03/1948 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  18/03/1948 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  20/03/1948 Coventry WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 33 - 8  
  28/03/1948 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  29/03/1948 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 31 - 5  
  30/03/1948 Devonport Services WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 32 - 10  
  03/04/1948 Devonport Services WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 0  
  05/04/1948 Penzance & Newlyn WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 30 - 0  
  06/04/1948 Falmouth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 0  
  10/04/1948 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 3  
  17/04/1948 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  21/04/1948 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 3  
  24/04/1948 Pontypool WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 30 - 3  
  28/04/1948 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 33 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1948 Cardiff & District WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 49 - 6  
  04/09/1948 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 11  
  06/09/1948 Northampton Saints WI 4 0 0 0 12 W 27 - 12  
  11/09/1948 Devonport Services WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 38 - 14  
  18/09/1948 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  25/09/1948 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 8  
  02/10/1948 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  09/10/1948 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  30/10/1948 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  06/11/1948 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 3  
  13/11/1948 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  20/11/1948 Leicester Tigers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  11/12/1948 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  24/12/1948 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  27/12/1948 Wasps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 15  
  08/01/1949 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 7 5 0 2 3 0 0 0 9  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Hunslet RLFC -
Education: - Cardiff Training College -
Region: - Cornwall - Devon - Scarlets -
Honours: - Wales - Wales RL -
Services: - Royal Navy - Combined Services -

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