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List of notable or famous rugby players from Wales, with bios and photos, including the top rugby players born in Wales and even some popular rugby players who immigrated to Wales. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Welsh rugby players then this list is the perfect resource for you. These rugby players are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known rugby player from Wales is included when available.

List features people like Gareth Baber and Mike Hall.

This historic rugby players from Wales list can help answer the questions "Who are some Welsh rugby players of note?" and "Who are the most famous rugby players from Wales?" These prominent rugby players of Wales may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Welsh rugby players.

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Allan Bateman

Allan Glen Bateman is a Welsh former rugby union and rugby league player, a dual-code rugby international centre who represented the British Lions at rugby union and Great Britain at rugby league. Born in Caerau near Maesteg in the north of the Llynfi Valley, Bateman was a precocious rugby talent ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Caerau, Bridgend, United Kingdom

Profession: Rugby Player


Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown is a Welsh rugby union player. He played for Cross Keys RFC, Newport RFC and Newport Gwent Dragons. He was released by Newport Gwent Dragons at the end of the 2010-11 season and joined Newport RFC. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Pontypool, United Kingdom

Profession: Rugby Player

William "Billy" Purdon Geen was a Welsh international rugby union wing who played club rugby for Newport and county rugby for Monmouthshire. Geen was selected for Wales on three occasions. ...more

Age: Died at 24 (1891-1915)

Birthplace: Newport, United Kingdom

Profession: Rugby Player

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Gareth Baber is a Welsh former rugby footballer and now a rugby union coach. He is the current coach of the Hong Kong national rugby sevens team. During his playing career Baber earned a Blue for Oxford University's rugby team. He also featured at scrum-half for Pontypridd RFC, and featured ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Profession: Rugby Player, Coach

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