Gwyn Williams (rugby)

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Gwyn Williams
Personal information
Full name Gwyn Williams
Born Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1939–39 Cardiff RFC
Rugby league
Position Wing, Centre, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1938–39 Wigan 32 4 12
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1939 Wales 1

Gwyn Williams is a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, playing club level rugby league (RU) for Cardiff RFC,[1] and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Wigan, as a Wing, Centre, or Second-row, i.e. number 2 or 5, 3 or 4, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[2]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Gwyn Williams won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Wigan in 1939.[3]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Gwyn Williams played Left-Wing, i.e. number 5, in Wigan's 10-7 victory over Salford in the 1938 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1938–39 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 22 October 1938.[4]


  1. ^ "Cardiff RFC Season Review 1938–1939". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "22nd October 1938: Salford 7 Wigan 10 (Lancashire Cup Final)". 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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