Welsh Rugby Legend RJ J Williams - Signed Photo -- Affordable Gift or Investment
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The photo is personally signed by J.J. Williams in black, and measures in at an impressive 31cm by 41cm and was signed at a closed signing session. A stunning item of signed J.J Williams and Welsh Rugby memorabilia.
J.J. Williams was a true legend of the game, and this superb image shows J.J.in his typical clearing kick stance for Llanelli. J.J.Williams was a member of the great Welsh Rugby team of the seventies. He played thirty consecutive games for Wales and scored twelve tries in Five Nations Rugby playing on the wing; he won four consecutive Triple Crowns and two Grand Slams. He also toured with the British Lions in 1974 to South Africa, and 1977 to New Zealand. It was on the unbeaten tour of South Africa that he scored four tries in the test series, becoming the only player to achieve that feat. He also scored six tries in one provincial match, which equalled the Lions Record. On the tour of New Zealand he scored the winning try in the second Test Victory to equal the series. He is the second highest try scorer in the history of British Lions rugby. After playing for the Welsh Schools team at Outside Half, he started his club career at Bridgend R.F.C with Gareth Edwards before moving to Llanelli in 1972. In his first season at Stradey Park, he played in the famous victory over the touring New Zealand All Blacks. Throughout his club career at Bridgend and Llanelli, he managed to win four Cup Finals, three Championships, two Snelling Sevens and two Floodlight Alliance trophies. He also played ten games for the Barbarians, and also two games for Natal in South Africa. He was a dual sports International, where after winning the British Schools 100m, and 200m titles, he concentrated on his athletics, and went on to represent Wales at the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, and also in the same year represented Great Britain in the World Student Games in Turin. He was the Welsh Sprint Champion for a number of years, but eventually decided to concentrate on his first love which was of course – rugby .
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