JPR Williams was a legendary figure in the world of rugby union, known for revolutionizing the full-back position. This video serves as an obituary for his life and career.
JPR Williams, a legendary figure in Welsh rugby, passed away at the age of 74 after a brief illness. He played full-back for his country 55 times and also represented the British & Irish Lions in eight Test matches. Williams was a crucial member of the Wales team that achieved three grand slams in the Five Nations tournament between 1971 and 1978. He revolutionized the perception of full-backs with his strength, determination, and athleticism. Williams received his first cap for Wales in 1969 at just 19 years old and went on to start as full-back for the Lions in their Test match against New Zealand two years later.