Ieuan Evans

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Ieuan Evans
Ieuan Evans
Player information
Full name Ieuan Cennydd Evans
birthday March 21, 1964
place of birth Pontarddulais , Wales
Nickname The Mighty Atom
society Career ended
position Outer three-quarters
Clubs as active
Years society Games (points)
1983-1997 Llanelli RFC
1997-1998 Bath
National team
Years National team Games (points)
1987-1998 Wales 72 (157)
1989-1997 British and Irish Lions

Status: February 7, 1998

Ieuan Cennydd Evans (born March 21, 1964 in Pontarddulais ) is a former Welsh rugby union player who played on the position of the outer three-quarter .

Evans began his athletic career while at school in Carmarthen . At the age of 19 he joined the Llanelli Rugby Club . At the time he was studying at Salford University . Evan's team made it into seven cup finals, five of which were won. In 1997 he moved to Bath , in his last season as an active player he won the Heineken Cup with this team .

Evans made his first international match against France in Paris in 1987 . 71 more international matches followed, in which he ran 28 times as captain and scored 33 attempts . He broke the previous Welsh record. In 1994 he led Wales to the Five Nations victory . Evans played his last game in 1998 against Italy .

He participated in three tours, Australia in 1989 , New Zealand in 1993 and South Africa in 1997 , by the British and Irish Lions . In 1993 he got four attempts against the All Blacks .

In 1996 Evans was awarded the Order of Member of the British Empire for his outstanding achievements . He ended his career in 1999 and started a marketing company. In 2007 he was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame .


  1. ^ Ieuan Evans Communications Ltd

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