Full name William Delme Thomas
Born September 12, 1942, Bancyfelin
Current age 74 years 13 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Wales, Wales XV
|British and Irish Lions||1966-1971||7||5||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||5||1||21.42|
|Test debut||New Zealand v British and Irish Lions at Wellington, Aug 6, 1966 match details|
|Last Test||England v Wales at Twickenham, Mar 16, 1974 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Tournament list|
Delme Thomas was a lock who represented Wales and the British & Lions during a successful international career in the '60s and '70s, during which he also captained his country.
Thomas also had a significant club career, notably the 1972-73 campaign with Llanelli when he captained them to the league title and also a famous defeat of the touring All Blacks, on the back of an inspiring pre-match speech by Thomas.
He was a starter in the Wales team from 1966 and 1973, including the side that completed a successful Grand Slam in 1971.