Clive Williams (rugby union)

Clive Williams
Full name Clive Williams
Date of birth (1948-11-02) 2 November 1948
Place of birth Porthcawl, Wales
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 99 kg (15 st 8 lb)
School Porthcawl Comprehensive
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Porthcawl RFC
Neath RFC
Swansea RFC
Aberavon RFC
Barbarian F.C.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
British Lions

Clive Williams (born 2 November 1948)[1] is a former Wales international rugby union player. He toured twice with the British and Irish Lions, to New Zealand in 1977 and to South Africa in 1980.[2]

Williams came to prominence playing for Aberavon RFC where he became a formidable scrummager under the coaching of the ex-Welsh International prop – Phil Morgan.

He was selected for the 1977 Lions tour but remarkably on his return to his club, he lost his place to the then un-capped John Richardson.

Williams left the club and joined Swansea RFC and was again selected to play for the 1980 Lions.


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