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Dai Hayward - Back Row

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
Merthyr 19 15 0 4 541 318 76
Cardiff 19 14 1 4 591 395 72
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Ebbw Vale 19 14 1 4 411 302 66
Llandovery 19 12 1 6 531 338 61
Newport 19 12 1 6 488 448 59
Aberavon 18 12 1 5 418 362 57
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 19 9 0 10 410 380 47
Swansea 18 9 0 9 419 370 46
Cross Keys 18 5 1 12 397 579 32
Bridgend Ravens 17 5 0 12 326 438 28
Llanelli 19 4 1 14 354 524 25
Bedwas 18 4 1 13 359 545 25
Bargoed 18 3 0 15 344 592 18
Neath 17 1 0 16 282 670 3