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Shane Williams
National Team: Wales
Position: Wing
Domestic/Club Team: Ospreys
Date of Birth: 26.02.1977
Height: 1.70m / 5' 7"
Weight: 77kg / 12st 1lb

Bio
Has a brilliant strike rate of 24 tries in 29 Tests for his country and was a key figure in Wales’ Grand Slam season. Scored tries against England, Italy and Scotland and made plenty more. Was given his first cap by Graham Henry, but fell out of favour with Steve Hansen. Helped the Ospreys win the Celtic League title for the first time and is set to round off a perfect season by playing for the Lions. Started life as a scrum half at Amman United before switching to the wing at Neath. Has played against the All Blacks twice for Wales.


Lions Record

Test
Debut: 2 July 2005
Opponent: New Zealand
Venue:  Wellington
Caps: 1
Captaincy: 0
Points: 0
Tries: 0
Penalties: 0
Conversions: 0
Drop Goals: 0
Non-Test
Debut: 23 May 2005
Opponent: Argentina
Venue:  Millennium Stadium
Games: 4
Captaincy: 0
Points: 30
Tries: 6
Penalties: 0
Conversions: 0
Drop Goals: 0


International Record
Debut: 5 February 2000
Opponent: France
Venue:  Millennium Stadium
Caps: 29
Captaincy: 0
Points: 120
Tries: 24
Penalties: 0
Conversions: 0
Drop Goals: 0


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