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JJ Williams Legendary Welsh & Lions Rugby Star Dies

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One of the greats of Welsh Rugby and was a legend beside the likes of JPR, Bennett, Edwards and co and when he played with the Ba Baas and the British Lions.

 R.I.P. JJ, our thoughts go out to the loved ones you left behind.


JJ Williams: Legendary Wales and British and Irish Lions wing dies


Legendary Wales, British and Irish Lions and Llanelli wing JJ Williams has died at the age of 72.

He scored 12 tries in 30 Tests as Wales won four Five Nations titles, including two Grand Slams, during the 1970s.

A former sprinter who represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games, Williams also scored five tries in seven Tests for the Lions across two tours.

He sparkled on their unbeaten tour of South Africa in 1974, scoring two tries in each of the second and third Tests.



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