JPR Williams

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Birthday
2, 1949
Birthplace
Wales
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
2, 1949 (age 70)
Birthplace
Wales

About

Welsh rugby union fullback who played internationally for Wales during the team's "Golden Era" of the 70's. He is a member of the inaugural class of the International Rugby Hall of Fame, founded in 1997.

Before Fame

He was a promising young tennis player who competed at the Hard Court Championships of Great Britain in 1968.

Trivia

He worked as an orthopaedic surgeon following his retirement from international rugby in the early 80's.

Family Life

His full name is John Peter Rhys Williams. He married a woman named Scilla and has daughters named Lauren and Annie.

Associated With

He was teammates with Welsh rugby legend Gareth Edwards on the British and Irish Lions.