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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 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3