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Full name Charles Derek Williams
Born November 24, 1924, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Current age 90 years 31 days
Major teams Oxford University
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Dr Derek Williams, known generally as CD, played twice for Wales as a flanker, his appearances coming in successive seasons against France. In the second game, in 1956, his try was the difference between the sides as Wales won 5-3 in Cardiff. He played for Neath before moving on to captain Cardiff. A genuine all-round sportsman, he carried the Olympic flame during the 1948 Olympics, made one appearance for Oxford University at cricket, boxed for his university as a light-heavyweight, and was a two-handicap golfer.
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