Leslie Williams (rugby)

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William Leslie Thomas Williams
Personal information
Full name William Leslie Thomas Williams
Nickname Les
Born 10 May 1922
Mynydd-y-Garreg, Wales
Died 27 January 2006(2006-01-27) (aged 83)
Falmouth, Cornwall, England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–56 Llanelli RFC
1949–56 Cardiff RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1947–49 Wales 7 3 0 0 9
Rugby league
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–56 Hunslet 116
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1949–53 Wales 15 5
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

William Leslie "Les" Thomas Williams (born 10 May 1922 in Mynydd-y-Garreg — died 27 January 2006 in Falmouth) was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s and '50s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Llanelli RFC, and Cardiff RFC, as a Wing, or Centre, i.e. number 11 or 14, or 12 or 13, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Hunslet, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.[1]

International honours[edit]

Williams won 15 caps for Wales (RU) in 1949–1953 while at Llanelli RFC in 1947 against England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, and while at Cardiff RFC in 1947 against Australia, in 1948 against Ireland, and in 1949 against England, and won caps for Wales (RL) while at Hunslet.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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