Liam Williams

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Liam Williams
Full name Liam Williams
Date of birth (1991-04-09) 9 April 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Morriston, Wales
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb; 192 lb)
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Fullback, Wing
Current team Scarlets
Playing career
Position Fullback, Wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team    
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–2011
2017–
Llanelli RFC
Saracens
22 (15)
Correct as of 10 January 2017
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011–2017 Scarlets 97 (136)
Correct as of 10 January 2017
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011
2012–
Wales U20
Wales
8
40
(15)
(35)
Correct as of 11 February 2017

Liam Williams (born 9 April 1991) is a Welsh international union player currently playing for the Scarlets having previously played for Llanelli. He can play at Fullback or Wing, with Full Back being his preferred position.[1]

In November 2011 Williams was named in the senior Wales training squad for the match versus Australia on 3 December 2011.[2] He made his debut for Wales against the Barbarians on 2 June 2012 at the Millennium Stadium. He scored his first international try on 15 March 2014 versus Scotland and was named Man of the Match.

Williams is well known for his unusual running style[3] and his fearless style of play.

In 2017 it was announced Williams would be joining Aviva Premiership side Saracens in England on a three-year contract from the 2017-18 season.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.llanellirugby.com/Personnel.aspx?pr=212284
  2. ^ Wales Squad
  3. ^ Griffiths, Gareth (2016-06-19). "The making of Liam Williams as Wales star wins over NZ critics". walesonline. Retrieved 2016-11-26. 
  4. ^ "Saracens sign Wales and Scarlets utility back Liam Williams". The Guardian. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 

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