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Johnny Williams (rugby player, born 1996)

Johnny Williams
Birth nameJohn Bleddyn Rhys Williams
Date of birth (1996-10-16) 16 October 1996 (age 22)
Place of birthWeston-super-Mare, England
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
SchoolSt Paul's College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015–2018
2018–
London Irish
Newcastle Falcons
51
17
(60)
(25)
Correct as of 19 May 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016 England U20 5 (15)

Johnny Williams (born 18 October 1996) is a rugby union player for Newcastle Falcons in Premiership Rugby. Williams' primary position is centre.[1] Williams played for England under 20s in the 2016 World Rugby Under 20 Championship, including starting the final where England beat Ireland.[2]

Williams made his debut for London Irish at the age of 18,[3] and signed for Newcastle Falcons in May 2018 following Irish's relegation.[4]

Williams is qualified to play internationally for Wales.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Johnny Williams". ESPN scrum. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Dominant England blow Ireland away in U20 World Cup final". The Irish Independent. 25 June 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Williams is lean, keen and ready to fight for England dream". The Rugby Paper. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Johnny Williams: Newcastle to sign centre from relegated London Irish". 11 May 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  5. ^ "The five England hopefuls Wales are reportedly attempting to poach before next year's Rugby World Cup". Wales Online. 13 May 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2019.

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