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Dai Hayward - Back Row

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Dai Hayward
Height178
Weight84
Date Of Birth01/03/1934
Place Of BirthCrumlin
EducationNewbridge Grammar School, Crumlin High Level School, Loughborough College
ClubsCardiff, Newbridge, Crumlin
RegionsLeicestershire
HonoursWales, Wales Schools
InvitationalCrawshays, Irish Wolfhounds
David John (Dai) Hayward was from Crumlin and was educated at Newbridge Grammar School, from where he won junior international honours in 1951 - 52 with the Welsh Secondary Schools.
He arrived in Cardiff in 1957 teaching at Radnor Road School and winning a first team place at the Arms Park. Over a period of 10 years he played 325 first team games for Cardiff, scoring 50 tries and captaining the Athletic in 1966 - 67. Dai gained six Welsh caps, making his debut in January 1963 against England.
Dai Hayward passed away in 2003 in Bridgend at the age of 69.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1957-1958 39 27 6 6 3 0 0 0 9
1958-1959 39 21 7 11 4 0 0 0 12
1959-1960 43 25 8 10 2 0 0 0 6
1960-1961 40 29 5 6 8 0 0 0 24
1961-1962 38 26 4 8 6 0 0 0 18
1962-1963 35 22 4 9 9 1 0 0 29
1963-1964 33 24 2 7 7 0 0 0 21
1964-1965 33 21 3 9 7 0 0 0 21
1965-1966 22 16 3 3 3 0 0 0 9
1966-1967 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
TOTAL 325 214 42 69 50 1 0 0 152
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 7 7 0 0 183 100 32
Aberavon 6 5 0 1 123 105 21
Merthyr 7 4 0 3 172 148 21
Pontypridd 7 4 0 3 161 167 20
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 7 4 0 3 161 142 19
Carmarthen Quins 6 4 0 2 134 110 18
Newport 7 3 0 4 152 139 18
Llandovery 5 2 0 3 124 112 12
Swansea 7 2 0 5 113 133 12
Llanelli 6 2 0 4 112 158 10
Ebbw Vale 7 1 0 6 142 194 8
Bridgend Ravens 6 1 0 5 89 158 6