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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 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 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3