Edwin Williams (rugby)

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Edwin Williams
Personal information
Full name Edwin Williams
Born (1898-07-01)1 July 1898
Cwmllynfell, Wales
Died 31 January 1983(1983-01-31) (aged 84)
Swansea, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Fly-half
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cwmllynfell RFC
Swansea RFC
≤1924–25 Neath RFC
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1924–25 Wales 2 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1925–≥28 Huddersfield
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1928 Wales 1

Edwin "Eddie" Williams (1 July 1898 – 31 January 1983) born in Cwmllynfell, was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1920s. He played representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Swansea RFC and Neath RFC, as a Fly-half, i.e. number 10, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Huddersfield, as a stand-off/five-eighth, i.e. number 6,[1] he died in Swansea.

International honours[edit]

Eddie Williams won caps for Wales (RU) while at Neath RFC in 1924 against New Zealand, and in 1925 against France, and won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Huddersfield in the 15–39 defeat by England at White City Stadium, Sloper Road, Grangetown, Cardiff on Wednesday 14 November 1928.[2]


  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 rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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