Johnny Williams rugby player
Johnny Williams rugby player

Johnny Williams

18th Oct 1996 1.90m/105kg Inside Centre

Born in Weston-super-Mare, Johnny was brought up in Tilehurst, near Reading, where he attended Park Lane Primary and Little Heath School.

Playing mini and junior rugby for Redingensians RFC before joining the Exiles’ academy set-up aged 14, Williams has matured into a formidable centre.

A gradute of the London Irish Senior Academy and previously on loan to Henley Hawks, Johnny first represented a Berkshire age-group team when 13, qualifies for Wales through his father Gareth and for Scotland through a grandparent. He can play full-back, fly-half or wing but centre is the route that he wants to take in the game.

Williams played a key role in Irish’s road to promotion from the Championship last term, playing 14 times for Irish during the 2016/17 season.

In November 2017, Williams continued his journey with the Exiles, with the explosive centre pledging his future to the Exiles by inking fresh terms with his boyhood club.

May 2018 saw him sign a deal with Newcastle Falcons ahead of the 2018/19 season.

After 2 seasons at the Falcons, the strong-running centre signed a deal with the Scarlets in July 2020.

October 2020 saw him being named in Wales' 38-man squad for their 2020 autumn campaign.

(LS October 6, 2020)

Career

image England XV
Inside Centre
2019 - present
scarlets Scarlets
Inside Centre
2020 - present
wales Wales
Inside Centre
2020 - present
england England U20's
Inside Centre
2016 - 2017
london-irish London Irish
Inside Centre
2015 - 2018
newcastle-falcons Newcastle Falcons
Inside Centre
2018 - 2020