Danny Williams (rugby)

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Danny Williams
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Personal information
Born (1986-09-26) 26 September 1986 (age 30)
Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 89 kg (14 st 0 lb; 196 lb)
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006–08 Leeds Rhinos 18 12 0 0 48
2007–08 Castleford Tigers 9 10 0 0 40
2008 Hull F.C. 3 0 0 0 0
2011–14 Salford City Reds 47 28 0 0 112
2014–16 Bradford Bulls 48 37 0 0 148
Total 125 87 0 0 348
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006 England 2 0 0 0 0
Rugby union
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–11 Newcastle Falcons 47 12 0 0 60
As of 2 October 2016

Daniel "Danny" Williams (born 26 September 1986) is a rugby league player who plays for Bradford Bulls in the Championship

Williams played for Leeds and spent 2007 on loan at Castleford and, due to injuries to first choice wingers Gareth Raynor and Matt Sing, has moved to Hull F.C. for the start of 2008's Super League XIII.[1][2]

After returning from loan to Hull (back to Leeds), it was announced that Williams was switching codes, to join Guinness Premiership side, Newcastle Falcons, in time for the start of their 2008/09 campaign. On 11 January he scored a try for the Falcons in their shock win against Gloucester.

On 7 June 2011, Williams took a route back into rugby league by agreeing a one-month trial period with Super League club Hull Kingston Rovers[3]

Williams signed a 2 12-year deal with Super League club Salford on 8 July 2011.[4]

Bradford Bulls[edit]

2014 - 2014 Season

Williams featured in Round 19 (Catalans Dragons) to Round 20 (St. Helens). Danny then played in Round 22 (Wigan Warriors) to Round 26 (Widnes Vikings). He scored against Wigan Warriors (1 try) and Leeds Rhinos (1 try).

2015 - 2015 Season

Williams signed for Bradford on a permanent basis on a 2 Year Deal. He featured in the pre-season friendlies against Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos.

He featured in Round 1 (Leigh Centurions) to Round 2 (Whitehaven). Then in Round 4 (Hunslet Hawks) to Round 8 (Dewsbury Rams). Williams played in Round 11 (Sheffield Eagles) to Round 20 (Hunslet Hawks) then in Round 22 (Leigh Centurions). Williams played in Qualifier 1 (Sheffield Eagles) to Qualifier 6 (Leigh Centurions). Danny played in the £1 Million Game (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats). He also featured in the Challenge Cup in Round 4 (Workington Town). He scored against Hunslet Hawks (4 tries), Batley Bulldogs (2 tries), Workington Town (4 tries), Halifax (1 try), Sheffield Eagles (3 tries), Whitehaven (2 tries), London Broncos (1 try), Doncaster (4 tries), Salford Red Devils (1 try), Leigh Centurions (2 tries) and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (1 try).

2016 - 2016 Season

Williams featured in the pre-season friendly against Leeds Rhinos.

He featured in Round 11 (Workington Town) to Round 16 (Dewsbury Rams) then in Round 18 (Batley Bulldogs). Williams played in the Championship Shield Game 1 (Whitehaven) to Game 5 (Swinton Lions) then in Game 7 (Sheffield Eagles) to the Final (Sheffield Eagles). He scored against Workington Town (2 tries), Sheffield Eagles (1 try), Leigh Centurions (1 try), Whitehaven (1 try), Halifax (1 try), Oldham Roughyeds (1 try) and Dewsbury Rams (3 tries).

Statistics[edit]

Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2014 Bradford Bulls 7 2 0 0 8
2015 Bradford Bulls 26 25 0 0 100
2016 Bradford Bulls 15 10 0 0 40
Total 48 37 0 0 148

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Williams to the Hull rescue". Sky Sports. 2008-02-05. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  2. ^ "Williams joins Hull on loan". Sportinglife. 5 February 2008. Archived from the original on 5 June 2011. Retrieved 2008-02-06. 
  3. ^ 8 June 2011.
  4. ^ 8 July 2011.

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