Shane Williams MBE is Wales’ all-time leading try scorer.
Once told he was “too small to play rugby” Williams progressed into a Welsh rugby hero and the country’s most capped winger.
He started his career as a scrum half at Amman United. He later moved to Neath as a winger and then onto Ospreys where he stayed for nearly a decade.
Williams made his first full start for Wales with a try against Italy in the 2000 Lloyds TSB Six Nations.
Shane broke Gareth Thomas’ try scoring record during the 2008 RBS 6 Nations, scoring his 41st Test try in just 56 appearances.
In 2008, Williams was selected as the IRB Player of the Year.
After an illustrious international career which saw Shane win 87 caps, score 58 tries, claim 2 Grand Slams and reach the final of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, he finally retired from international rugby in 2012.
In 2012 he joined the Mitsubishi Dynaboars in Japan as player-coach.
In 2015, Shane joined ITV as a member of their commentary team for the Rugby World Cup.
Shane is an experienced presenter, co-commentator and pundit for TV and radio.
His outstanding career achievements coupled with is personable, lively character, makes Shane Williams a popular rugby after-dinner and motivational speaker.