Clive Williams (rugby union)

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Clive Williams
Birth nameClive Williams
Date of birth (1948-11-02) 2 November 1948 (age 71)
Place of birthPorthcawl, Wales
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight99 kg (15 st 8 lb)
SchoolPorthcawl Comprehensive
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Porthcawl RFC
Neath RFC
Swansea RFC
Aberavon RFC
Barbarian F.C.
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National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1977-1983
1977-1980
Wales
British Lions
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4
(0)
(4)

Clive Williams (born 2 November 1948)[1] is a former Wales international rugby union player. He toured twice with the British and Irish Lions, to New Zealand in 1977 and to South Africa in 1980.[2]

Williams came to prominence playing for Aberavon RFC where he became a formidable scrummager under the coaching of the ex-Welsh International prop – Phil Morgan.

He was selected for the 1977 Lions tour but remarkably on his return to his club, he lost his place to the then un-capped John Richardson.

Williams left the club and joined Swansea RFC and was again selected to play for the 1980 Lions.

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