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JJ Williams death: Wales rugby and British and Irish Lions great dies, aged 72

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Wing played seven times for the Lions, scoring five tries that remains the second-highest number scored of any touring player, and has been described at ‘a true legend of the game'
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JJ Williams: Legendary former Wales and Lions wing dies aged 72

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Legendary Wales and British and Irish Lions wing JJ Williams has died at the age of 72.
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Tributes pour in for Wales legend JJ Williams

1 month ago   |   By Planet Rugby

JJ Williams has been hailed as “one of the greatest wings to play for Llanelli, Wales and the British & Irish Lions” following his death at the age of 72.
Williams, who was christened John James but known throughout the world of rugby by his initials, was also described as “a man who inspired a generation” as the tributes poured in for one of the finest finishers the game has seen.
He scored 12 tries in 30 appearances for Wales and won Grand Slams in 1976 and 1978, as well as four Triple Crowns between 1976 and 1979.
The Welsh Rugby Union wrote: “JJ Williams, one of the greatest wings to...
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JJ Williams dead at 72: Tributes paid to legendary Wales and British and Irish Lions wing star

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun


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Former Wales winger JJ Williams dies, aged 72

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions winger JJ Williams has died at the age of 72.
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Former Wales winger JJ Williams - who scored five tries in seven Tests for the Lions - dies aged 72 

Former Wales winger JJ Williams - who scored five tries in seven Tests for the Lions - dies aged 72 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Legendary British and Irish Lions wing JJ Williams has passed away at the age of 72. Williams won four Five Nations titles for Wales, where he scored 12 tries in 30 Tests for his country.
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