Clive Rowlands

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Clive Rowlands
Player information
Full name Daniel Clive Thomas Rowlands
birthday May 14, 1938
place of birth Upper Cwmtwrch , Powys , Wales
society Career ended
position Half of the crowd
Clubs as active
Years society Games (points)
Abercrave RFC
Pontypool RFC
Llanelli RFC
Swansea RFC
National team
Years National team Games (points)
1963-1965 Wales 14 (3)
Coaching stations
Years Association / Province / Franchise
1968-1974 Wales

Daniel Clive Thomas Rowlands (born May 14, 1938 in Upper Cwmtwrch , Powys ) is a retired Welsh rugby union player and coach.

Rowlands made his national team debut in 1963 against England . In all of his 14 international matches, he was also the captain of the Welsh selection. In 1965 he led Wales to win the Triple Crown . He played for the clubs Abercrave RFC , Pontypool RFC , Llanelli RFC and Swansea RFC . He was also the captain of Pontypool and Swansea.

After his retirement, Rowlands succeeded David Nash as Welsh national coach in 1968 . He ran his home country between 1968 and 1974 and won the Grand Slam at the Five Nations in 1971 . At the first World Cup in 1987, he was the Welsh team manager . Two years later he acted as manager of the British and Irish Lions tour to Australia . In the same year he became President of the Welsh Rugby Union .

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