27
Matches
24
Points Scored
8
Tries Scored
0
Penalties Scored
0
Conversions
0
Drop Goals Scored

Welsh centres Bleddyn Williams and Jack Matthews enjoyed a superb midfield partnership in the post-World War II era. Both played for and captained Cardiff and Wales and toured with the 1950 Lions.

Williams, the third of eight rugby-playing brothers, made his international debut against England in 1947 at fly-half, but the remaining 21 caps were won at centre. 

Wales won all five of the tests he captained them in. He captained the 1950 Lions in three of the six tests on the tour to New Zealand and Australia. Later, he became an acclaimed rugby commentator and was awarded an MBE for services to rugby. 

Jack Matthews made his international debut in a non-cap Victory International against France. Described as one of the fiercest tacklers in the game, he won 17 caps for Wales and was an ever-present for the Lions in the 1950 test series. He became the first Lions team doctor with the 1980 tourists to South Africa.

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1:40 | HOF 60 Bleddyn Williams & Jack Matthews
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