Owain Williams

Owain Williams

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 10/10/1964 (53)
Place Of Birth Bridgend
Height 198cm / 6' 6"
Weight 121kg / 19st

Owen Llewellyn Williams was -and-is- one of the greatest characters as well as one of the finest back rowers to grace the club scene in Wales. Born in Orgmore By Sea, Owain played for Glamorgan Wanderers before setting off for Australia, playing for Queensland.

In 1988 he returned home to Wales and turned out for Bridgend RFC playing four seasons with them. He joined Cardiff RFC in 1992 playing ten seasons for the club, scoring 41 tries in 223 matches. He also kicked three conversions in one match.

He was part of some of the great successes of the Cardiff team in the 1980s. He won Cup winners medals in 1994 and 1997,Welsh championship in 1996. Played in the first Heineken Cup against Toulouse. He gained one Welsh cap playing for Wales against Namibia in 1990,he also captained the Welsh 7s side.
Owain retired from the game in 2001.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1992/1993 10 9 0 1 1 0 0 0 5  
  1993/1994 30 22 2 6 5 0 0 0 25  
  1994/1995 22 19 0 3 4 0 0 0 20  
  1995/1996 30 25 1 4 10 3 0 0 56  
  1996/1997 29 19 1 9 5 0 0 0 25  
  1997/1998 18 15 0 3 3 0 0 0 15  
  1998/1999 37 27 0 10 6 0 0 0 30  
  1999/2000 25 17 2 6 4 0 0 0 20  
  2000/2001 20 15 0 5 3 0 0 0 15  
  Total 221 168 6 47 41 3 0 0 211  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1992 Whitchurch N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 67 - 6  
  19/09/1992 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 14  
  26/09/1992 Maesteg N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 11  
  03/10/1992 South Wales Police N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 8  
  10/10/1992 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 20  
  17/10/1992 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 20  
  24/10/1992 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 24  
  31/10/1992 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 7  
  14/11/1992 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 12  
  05/12/1992 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/08/1993 Sydney FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 16  
  08/08/1993 Canberra Royals N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 23  
  11/08/1993 Queensland FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 17  
  04/09/1993 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 3  
  07/09/1993 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 17  
  18/09/1993 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 3  
  25/09/1993 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 21  
  16/10/1993 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 16  
  23/10/1993 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  30/10/1993 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 78 - 0  
  06/11/1993 Bridgend Ravens FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 3  
  13/11/1993 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 52 - 3  
  20/11/1993 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  01/12/1993 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  05/12/1993 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  11/12/1993 Dunvant N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  18/12/1993 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  03/01/1994 Cross Keys N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 72 - 14  
  08/01/1994 Glamorgan Wanderers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 5  
  14/01/1994 Ayr N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 25  
  29/01/1994 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 19 - 19  
  12/02/1994 Cambridge University Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 13  
  26/02/1994 Bridgend Ravens N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 15 - 6  
  05/03/1994 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  19/03/1994 London Welsh Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 77 - 11  
  26/03/1994 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 16  
  02/04/1994 South Wales Police N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 13  
  16/04/1994 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  23/04/1994 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 22 - 22  
  07/05/1994 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/08/1994 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 20  
  03/09/1994 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  10/09/1994 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  16/09/1994 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  01/10/1994 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 8  
  08/10/1994 Cambridge University Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 67 - 23  
  22/10/1994 South Africa FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  02/11/1994 Penarth N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 17  
  08/11/1994 Gloucester Rugby N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 20 - 17  
  12/11/1994 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  24/11/1994 Pirates (Natal) N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 86 - 13  
  03/12/1994 Newport FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 19 - 6  
  10/12/1994 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 10  
  07/01/1995 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  20/01/1995 Bristol Rugby N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 7  
  28/01/1995 Pyle N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 36 - 7  
  04/02/1995 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  17/02/1995 London Welsh N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 34 - 0  
  25/02/1995 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 10  
  01/04/1995 Dunvant N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 70 - 12  
  13/04/1995 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 8  
  29/04/1995 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 24  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1995 Bridgend Ravens N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 36 - 28  
  16/09/1995 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 11 - 8  
  23/09/1995 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 13  
  04/10/1995 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 32  
  07/10/1995 Treorchy FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 67 - 3  
  21/10/1995 Abertillery FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 60 - 19  
  28/10/1995 Fiji FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 21  
  04/11/1995 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 57 - 9  
  07/11/1995 Griqualand West Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 15  
  10/11/1995 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 15  
  18/11/1995 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 18  
  25/11/1995 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 22  
  28/11/1995 Ulster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 6  
  02/12/1995 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 19  
  16/12/1995 Oakdale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 7  
  23/12/1995 Neath Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 28 - 8  
  30/12/1995 Leinster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 14  
  07/01/1996 Stade Toulousain FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 21  
  20/01/1996 Penarth Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 6  
  03/02/1996 London Welsh N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 64 - 15  
  24/02/1996 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  09/03/1996 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 13  
  30/03/1996 Abertillery FL 1 1 0 0 7 W 95 - 25  
  08/04/1996 Aberavon FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 41 - 13  
  13/04/1996 Swansea FL 0 1 0 0 2 W 59 - 0  
  20/04/1996 Newbridge FL 1 1 0 0 7 W 78 - 7  
  27/04/1996 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 19  
  01/05/1996 Treorchy N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 10  
  10/05/1996 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  14/05/1996 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 65 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  25/08/1996 SU Agen N8 1 0 0 0 5 L 14 - 64  
  26/08/1996 Boroughmuir FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 29  
  31/08/1996 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 49  
  04/09/1996 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 24  
  07/09/1996 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 30  
  14/09/1996 Treorchy FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 22  
  09/10/1996 Harlequins N8 1 0 0 0 5 L 24 - 53  
  02/11/1996 Caerphilly N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  13/11/1996 Sale Sharks N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 22  
  16/11/1996 Bath Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  26/11/1996 Samoa FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 29 - 53  
  26/01/1997 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 30  
  01/02/1997 Cross Keys N8 2 0 0 0 10 W 48 - 44  
  08/02/1997 Treorchy FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 60 - 22  
  22/02/1997 Dinas Powys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 99 - 7  
  26/02/1997 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 48  
  01/03/1997 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 35  
  08/03/1997 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 20  
  22/03/1997 South Wales Police FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 30  
  29/03/1997 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  01/04/1997 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  05/04/1997 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 17  
  13/04/1997 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 26  
  19/04/1997 Dunvant N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 19  
  26/04/1997 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 26  
  30/04/1997 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  03/05/1997 Caerphilly N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 21  
  07/05/1997 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 20  
  10/05/1997 Newport N8 1 0 0 0 5 L 11 - 23  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  09/08/1997 CA Brive-Correze Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 37  
  27/08/1997 Cross Keys N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 15  
  16/09/1997 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 24  
  23/09/1997 Newbridge N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 17  
  27/09/1997 Munster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 32  
  30/09/1997 University of Wales Institute Cardiff N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 49 - 7  
  28/10/1997 Treorchy N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 38  
  10/01/1998 Canada FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 22  
  14/01/1998 Rosario FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 16  
  20/01/1998 Cordoba N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 21  
  24/01/1998 Newbridge N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 62 - 6  
  31/01/1998 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 11  
  14/02/1998 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 18  
  17/02/1998 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 27  
  28/02/1998 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 24  
  04/03/1998 Worcester Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 36 - 41  
  14/03/1998 Scarlets N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 23  
  18/03/1998 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 10  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/08/1998 Sale Sharks FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 21  
  05/09/1998 Bedford Blues FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  12/09/1998 Saracens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  19/09/1998 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 24  
  26/09/1998 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 19  
  02/10/1998 Leicester Tigers FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 35 - 20  
  17/10/1998 London Scottish FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 15  
  20/10/1998 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  04/11/1998 Cilfynydd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 93 - 0  
  07/11/1998 West Hartlepool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 17  
  15/11/1998 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  21/11/1998 Newcastle Falcons FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 36  
  28/11/1998 Seven Sisters FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 84 - 10  
  05/12/1998 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 31  
  12/12/1998 Richmond FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 35  
  20/12/1998 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 28  
  26/12/1998 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 38  
  02/01/1999 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  09/01/1999 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  12/01/1999 Llandovery N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 40 - 22  
  16/01/1999 Saracens FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 20 - 36  
  23/01/1999 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  30/01/1999 Abertillery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  07/02/1999 Bedford Blues FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 14  
  13/02/1999 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 44  
  27/02/1999 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  13/03/1999 Harlequins Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 20  
  17/03/1999 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 25  
  27/03/1999 Pontypool Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 52 - 26  
  04/04/1999 West Hartlepool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 26  
  07/04/1999 Sale Sharks N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 5  
  17/04/1999 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  21/04/1999 London Irish FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 53 - 20  
  24/04/1999 London Scottish FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 15  
  01/05/1999 Richmond N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 96 - 28  
  08/05/1999 Newcastle Falcons FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 70 - 20  
  15/05/1999 London Irish FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 40 - 50  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1999 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  11/09/1999 Bridgend Ravens N8 1 0 0 0 5 D 24 - 24  
  18/09/1999 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  25/09/1999 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 18 - 60  
  09/10/1999 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 20  
  16/10/1999 Edinburgh Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 12  
  23/10/1999 Glasgow Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 25  
  30/10/1999 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  13/11/1999 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 25  
  19/11/1999 Harlequins Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  08/12/1999 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 20  
  23/12/1999 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 10  
  26/12/1999 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  22/01/2000 Rumney FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 71 - 17  
  26/02/2000 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 22  
  11/03/2000 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 15  
  25/03/2000 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 116 - 0  
  08/04/2000 Edinburgh Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 32  
  15/04/2000 Scarlets N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  21/04/2000 Glasgow Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 21  
  29/04/2000 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 48 - 34  
  02/05/2000 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 27  
  06/05/2000 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 23  
  10/05/2000 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 38 - 31  
  13/05/2000 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 40 - 41  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/08/2000 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 17  
  02/09/2000 Edinburgh Rugby N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 80 - 16  
  09/09/2000 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 6  
  16/09/2000 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 16  
  23/09/2000 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 33  
  30/09/2000 Glasgow Warriors N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 27  
  04/11/2000 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  05/12/2000 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 12  
  16/12/2000 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  30/12/2000 Bedwas Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 10  
  12/01/2001 Ulster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  20/01/2001 Stade Toulousain FL 1 0 0 0 5 L 27 - 38  
  27/01/2001 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  24/02/2001 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 65 - 16  
  10/03/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 11  
  28/03/2001 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 23  
  21/04/2001 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 19  
  28/04/2001 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 0  
  05/05/2001 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  10/05/2001 Caerphilly FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 20  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4  

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