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Sam Williams
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Weight76 kg (11 st 13 lb)
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Lancastrian Sam Williams was selected by Arthur Shrewsbury and Alfred Shaw to go on the first ever British & Irish Lions Tour to Australia and New Zealand.

The forward was captain of Salford when he was selected for the Tour, where he scored eight tries in 32 games.

He was also selected for the North v South rugby match – becoming the first ever player from Salford to get the nod, while he also played county rugby for Lancashire.
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts
28/04/1888
Otago







02/05/1888
Otago







05/05/1888
Canterbury







09/05/1888
Canterbury







14/05/1888
H Roberts XV







16/05/1888
Taranaki Clubs







19/05/1888
Auckland







24/05/1888
Auckland







02/06/1888
NSW Waratahs







07/06/1888
Bathurst







11/06/1888
Sydney Juniors
1





1
12/06/1888
Kings School, Sydney







16/07/1888
Adelaide XV
1
1




3
01/08/1888
Victoria
1





1
04/08/1888
NSW Waratahs
1





1
06/08/1888
Sydney Grammer School







08/08/1888
Bathurst
1





1
11/08/1888
University Of Sydney







18/08/1888
Queensland Reds
2





2
21/08/1888
Queensland Juniors







23/08/1888
Ipswich







25/08/1888
Queensland Reds







29/08/1888
Northern Districts
2





2
08/09/1888
Auckland







12/09/1888
Auckland







15/09/1888
Hawkes Bay







17/09/1888
Wairapapa







20/09/1888
Canterbury







22/09/1888
Otago







29/09/1888
South Island







02/10/1888
Taranaki Clubs







03/10/1888
Wanganui







Total Played 32 9
1
0
0
0
0
11
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
1888 - British & Irish Lions Tour
British & Irish Lions
32
9
1




11
1888 Total

32
9
1




11
Total - British & Irish Lions Tour

32
9
1




11
Total

32
9
1
0
0
0
0
11
A plus sign (+) in the played column denotes substitute appearance
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