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Martyn Williams - Back Row

Martyn Williams
Height185
Weight100
Date Of Birth01/09/1975
Place Of BirthPontypridd
EducationCoed-y-Lan Comprehensive School
ClubsCardiff, Pontypridd
RegionsCardiff Blues
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, Wales A, Wales U21, Wales U19, Wales Schools, Wales Students, Wales U15, Wales U16, Wales U18
InvitationalBarbarians
Martyn Elwyn Williams played rugby for Pontypridd, with whom he won the 1996 - 97 Welsh league and moved to Cardiff in 1999 playing 83 games and then playing a further 143 with the Cardiff Blues. In 2002 he was made club captain, a position that he retained through the first three seasons of regional rugby. After gaining international caps at every junior level he won his first Wales cap in 1996 against the Barbarians, and reaching the milestone of 100 international appearances against the same opponents sixteen years. Known to everyone as 'Nugget' he was selected for the British and Irish Lions tours in 2001, 2005 and 2009. His retirement came at the end of the 2011 - 12 season and was awarded the MBE for services to rugby, he also has Honorary Fellowship of Cardiff University which was awarded in 2012.
His 'autobiography' - Martyn Williams, the magnificent seven - contains further details of his life and rugby career.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1999-2000 21 16 1 4 4 0 0 0 20
2000-2001 25 18 0 7 2 0 0 0 10
2001-2002 15 8 1 6 1 0 0 0 5
2002-2003 22 11 0 11 5 0 0 0 25
TOTAL 83 53 2 28 12 0 0 0 60
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3