Player

Martyn Williams - Back Row

Cardiff
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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 RU U21, Wales RU U19, Wales Schools, Wales Students, Wales RU U15, Wales RU U16, Wales RU 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
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