Gavin Williams (rugby union)

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Gavin Williams
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Williams training
Full name Gavin Williams
Date of birth (1979-10-25) 25 October 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb)
Notable relative(s) Bryan Williams (father), Paul Williams (brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre, fullback
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Ponsonby
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005–2007
2007–2009
2009–2013
2013-
Connacht
US Dax
Clermont Auvergne
Stade Francais
28
51
39
4
(15)
(50)
(59)
(5)
correct as of 27 April 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–2010
2008
Samoa
Pacific Islanders
16
2
(106)
(0)
correct as of 24 November 2011.

Gavin Williams (born 25 October 1979 in Auckland) is a rugby union player from New Zealand, who plays for Stade Francais in the Top 14 and for Samoa internationally.

Williams previously played for Connacht, where he played from 2005 until the end of the 2006–07 season. After leaving Connacht, he went on to make his debut for Samoa in 2007 in a match against Fiji. Williams scored a try and conversion in Samoa's opening game in the 2007 World Cup.

After leaving Connacht, he played for US Dax before signing for Clermont.

Gavin Williams has a strong family connection in rugby with his father Bryan Williams, a strong winger who played for Auckland and New Zealand, and brother Paul Williams, who has represented the Crusaders, Highlanders and Blues in Super Rugby, and who also plays for Samoa internationally.

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