Rhys Williams

Rhys Williams

Position: Fullback

Date Of Birth 23/02/1980 (37)
Place Of Birth Bridgend
Height 173cm / 5' 8"
Weight 86kg / 13st 7lbs

Rhys Williams, born 23rd February 1980 in Cardiff, is a Welsh rugby union player who played for the Cardiff Blues and won 44 caps for Wales as a full-back and winger. During the 2006/6 season Williams was the captain of the Cardiff Blues. He was educated at Ysgol Iolo Morganwg in Cowbridge and then Cowbridge Comprehensive School. Rhys is a versatile back who has played at wing, centre and full-back for the Blues, although full-back is his preferred position. He played here when helping Cardiff RFC win the Welsh-Scottish League title in 1999.

He represented Wales at all age levels from U16-U21s and played in the Youth World Cup in 1999 when Wales reached the final, losing to New Zealand along with fellow Cardiff Blues player Jamie Robinson. He made his debut for the full national side in a Six Nations Championship match aganst Ireland in Dublin in 2000, playing at full back.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1998/1999 5 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 5  
  1999/2000 21 17 1 3 10 0 0 0 50  
  2000/2001 23 13 0 10 10 0 0 0 50  
  2001/2002 28 16 1 11 15 0 0 0 75  
  2002/2003 23 12 0 11 13 0 0 0 65  
  2006/2007 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5  
  2008/2009 7 6 0 1 3 0 0 0 15  
  2014/2015 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 111 68 2 41 53 0 0 0 265  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/02/1999 Bedford Blues CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 57 - 14  
  17/04/1999 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  21/04/1999 London Irish FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 20  
  24/04/1999 London Scottish FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 15  
  15/05/1999 London Irish Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 40 - 50  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1999 Newport FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 13 - 18  
  11/09/1999 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 D 24 - 24  
  09/10/1999 Caerphilly FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 20  
  16/10/1999 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 53 - 12  
  04/12/1999 Newport FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 26 - 22  
  11/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  18/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 16  
  23/12/1999 Pontypridd FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 10  
  26/12/1999 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 10  
  08/01/2000 ASM Clermont Auvergne FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 5  
  16/01/2000 Harlequins FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 30 - 26  
  12/02/2000 Pontypridd FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  11/03/2000 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 71 - 15  
  25/03/2000 Dunvant FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 116 - 0  
  08/04/2000 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 32  
  15/04/2000 Scarlets FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  29/04/2000 Ebbw Vale FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 48 - 34  
  02/05/2000 Neath FB 3 0 0 0 15 W 52 - 27  
  06/05/2000 Dunvant FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 23  
  10/05/2000 Scarlets FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 31  
  13/05/2000 Swansea FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 40 - 41  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/09/2000 Glasgow Warriors FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 27  
  06/10/2000 Ulster FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 32  
  14/10/2000 Stade Toulousain FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 17  
  21/10/2000 Saracens FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 23  
  27/10/2000 Saracens FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 14  
  04/11/2000 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 29  
  02/12/2000 Scarlets FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  09/12/2000 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 29  
  30/12/2000 Bedwas FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 57 - 10  
  12/01/2001 Ulster FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  20/01/2001 Stade Toulousain FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 27 - 38  
  27/01/2001 Gloucester Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  10/02/2001 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 24  
  24/02/2001 Scarlets FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 65 - 16  
  07/03/2001 Ebbw Vale FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  10/03/2001 Glasgow Warriors FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 31 - 11  
  24/03/2001 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  28/03/2001 Cross Keys FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 33 - 23  
  31/03/2001 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  21/04/2001 Caerphilly FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 19  
  28/04/2001 Cross Keys FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 57 - 0  
  05/05/2001 Scarlets FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  10/05/2001 Caerphilly FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2001 Connacht FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/08/2001 Neath FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 25  
  29/08/2001 Newport FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  01/09/2001 Caerphilly FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 15  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  15/09/2001 Munster FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 51  
  22/09/2001 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  04/11/2001 Glasgow Warriors FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 32 - 47  
  22/12/2001 Bridgend Ravens Rep 1 0 0 0 5 D 25 - 25  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 28 - 20  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 26 - 20  
  09/01/2002 Rumney FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 48 - 7  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  19/01/2002 Glasgow Warriors FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 12  
  23/02/2002 Aberavon FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  09/03/2002 Ebbw Vale CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 26 - 16  
  29/03/2002 Newport FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  13/04/2002 Pontypridd FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 31  
  19/04/2002 Edinburgh Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  26/04/2002 Newport FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  30/04/2002 Glasgow Warriors FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  04/05/2002 Swansea FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 20 - 24  
  07/05/2002 Bridgend Ravens WI 3 0 0 0 15 W 47 - 27  
  10/05/2002 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/08/2002 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  24/08/2002 Bath Rugby FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  31/08/2002 Glasgow Warriors FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 35 - 44  
  06/09/2002 Connacht FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 23  
  13/09/2002 Border Reivers FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  28/09/2002 Newport FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 25  
  05/10/2002 Bridgend Ravens FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 12  
  12/10/2002 Biarritz Olympique PB FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  18/10/2002 Ulster FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 25  
  26/10/2002 Pontypridd FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  30/11/2002 Edinburgh Rugby FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 26 - 22  
  07/12/2002 Northampton Saints FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 11 - 25  
  21/12/2002 Pontypridd FB 1 0 0 0 5 L 10 - 12  
  26/12/2002 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  04/01/2003 Neath FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  11/01/2003 Ulster FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 33  
  24/01/2003 Swansea FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 19  
  04/02/2003 Scarlets FB 2 0 0 0 10 L 26 - 39  
  05/04/2003 Pontypridd FB 1 0 0 0 5 W 20 - 18  
  19/04/2003 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 10 - 44  
  22/04/2003 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  25/04/2003 Newport FB 4 0 0 0 20 W 39 - 17  
  10/05/2003 Caerphilly WI 1 0 0 0 5 W 48 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  07/04/2007 Bedwas WI 1 0 0 0 5 L 30 - 32  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/11/2008 Glamorgan Wanderers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 21  
  15/11/2008 Llanelli FB 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 32  
  06/12/2008 Pontypool Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 6  
  13/12/2008 Cross Keys FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 15  
  27/12/2008 Bedwas FB 2 0 0 0 10 W 43 - 0  
  17/01/2009 Newport FB 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 26  
  17/04/2009 Glamorgan Wanderers Rep 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 13  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/2014 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 40  
  13/09/2014 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 27  
  27/12/2014 Pontypridd HK 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 44 21 1 22 18 0 0 0 90  
Clubs: - Cardiff -
Education: - Cowbridge Grammar School -
Region: - Cardiff Blues -
Honours: - Wales - Wales A - Wales U16 - Wales U18 - Wales U19 - Wales U21 -

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