John Huw Williams

John Huw Williams

Position: Wing

John Huw Williams native of Ystalyfera and attended the local Grammar School where he was an accomplished musician and sportsman. During his School days at Ystalyfera he was a member of the local Silver Band and a member of the National Brass Band of Wales.
John also played nine games for Swansea during 1961/62 season

He trained as a teacher after leaving school at the Cardiff Institute of Sport and at the same time started to play rugby with Cardiff RFC.
John was in the same three-quarter line as Gareth Edwards, Barry John and Gerald Davies and only just missed out on a Welsh cap. He toured South Africa with Cardiff and whilst playing in the line up in South Africa all the players in the three-quarters line spoke in Welsh., he also scored three tries in one game against a West German XV in the 1966/67 season.

John settled in Dinas Powis and became Head of Sport at St Cyres School. After ending his playing career at Cardiff, John then played and captained Penarth RFC before returning to play for Dinas Powis He has also coached the Village team as well as the Welsh School Boys teams for several years.

 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1964/1965 15 9 2 4 6 0 0 0 18  
  1965/1966 19 12 1 6 5 0 0 0 15  
  1966/1967 20 15 2 3 10 0 0 0 30  
  1967/1968 9 6 1 2 3 0 0 0 9  
  1968/1969 10 7 1 2 3 0 0 0 9  
  Total 73 49 7 17 27 0 0 0 81  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1964 Cardiff & District WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 0  
  05/09/1964 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 0  
  09/09/1964 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 3  
  12/09/1964 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 6  
  19/09/1964 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  23/09/1964 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 9  
  30/09/1964 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  03/10/1964 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 10  
  09/03/1965 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  18/03/1965 St Luke's College, Exeter WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  03/04/1965 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 23  
  07/04/1965 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 3 - 0  
  10/04/1965 Abertillery WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  17/04/1965 Barbarians WI 2 0 0 0 6 L 11 - 14  
  19/04/1965 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/10/1965 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 17  
  06/11/1965 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  27/11/1965 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  10/02/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 11  
  12/02/1966 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  26/02/1966 Scarlets WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 14 - 3  
  05/03/1966 St Luke's College, Exeter WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  09/03/1966 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 5 - 6  
  15/03/1966 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 42 - 8  
  30/03/1966 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  02/04/1966 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  06/04/1966 Pontypridd WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  09/04/1966 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  11/04/1966 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  16/04/1966 Liverpool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  18/04/1966 New Brighton WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  19/04/1966 Chester WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  23/04/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  28/04/1966 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1966 Cardiff & District WI 2 0 0 0 6 W 35 - 0  
  03/09/1966 West Germany WI 3 0 0 0 9 W 41 - 3  
  07/09/1966 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 3  
  10/09/1966 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  14/09/1966 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  17/09/1966 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1966 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  24/09/1966 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  28/09/1966 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 37 - 3  
  01/10/1966 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 0  
  02/12/1966 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 12  
  24/12/1966 Welsh Academicals WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  27/12/1966 UAU WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 0  
  27/03/1967 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  01/04/1967 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 6  
  05/04/1967 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  12/04/1967 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 8 - 3  
  19/04/1967 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  06/05/1967 South West Africa WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  10/05/1967 North West Cape WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/10/1967 Cooptimists WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 6  
  21/10/1967 Torquay WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 12  
  25/10/1967 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  30/10/1967 Cross Keys WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  04/11/1967 Oxford University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  16/12/1967 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 16  
  26/12/1967 Liverpool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 29 - 3  
  30/12/1967 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  20/01/1968 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1968 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 12  
  11/09/1968 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  18/09/1968 Bristol Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 19 - 9  
  21/09/1968 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  09/10/1968 Newbridge WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 8  
  12/10/1968 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  16/10/1968 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 9  
  19/10/1968 Cambridge University WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  26/10/1968 Glamorgan Police WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 17  
  01/02/1969 Pontypridd WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Penarth - Swansea -
Education: - Cardiff College of Education -

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