Rhys Williams (rugby league)
8 December 1989 |
Mynydd Isa, Flintshire, Wales
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||15 st 8 lb (99 kg)|
As of 21 June 2017
At the beginning of the 2011 season, Williams went back to his hometown of Wrexham to play for the Crusaders on loan. He scored his first try for the club against Salford at the Millennium Stadium on 13 February 2011, at Magic Weekend in Cardiff. After 6 games with the Welsh club, he was recalled to Warrington.
He later spent time on loan at Castleford Tigers.
Salford City Reds
Williams went on loan to the Salford City Reds.
Central Queensland Capras
Williams was named in Wales team to face England at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster prior to England's departure for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup. He has subsequently earned a further 9 caps for Wales, including several games during the 2010 Alitalia European Cup. During that tournament Williams scored a hat-trick of tries against Scotland.
Having won the European Cup, Wales earned a spot in the 2011 Rugby League Four Nations. Again, Williams was named in the Welsh squad for the end of season tournament, and played for Wales in every match, scoring a try against Australia.
He played represented his country in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.
In October and November 2015, Williams played in the 2015 European Cup.
In October 2016, Williams played in the 2017 World Cup qualifiers, scoring two tries in the country's opening game against Serbia.
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