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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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19