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Tom Williams
England
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Full name Thomas Michael Williams
Born October 12, 1983, Brighton
Current age 30 years 353 days
Major teams Harlequins
Position Wing
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 185 lb

English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 2004-2014 128 107 21 130 26 0 0 0 72 51 5 58.20
Harlequins 2004-2014 128 107 21 130 26 0 0 0 72 51 5 58.20
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Equally at home on the wing or at fullback, Tom Williams is an England Sevens international and was part of the side that claimed the prestigious Hong Kong crown in 2004.

He hit the headlines in July 2009 when he was banned for a year after being found guilty of faking an injury to allow team mate Nick Evans to return to the field in the closing minutes of Harlequins' Heineken Cup quarter-final defeat by Leinster the previous April.

TV footage showed him putting something into the top of his sock - understood to be a capsule of fake blood - before later taking it out and putting it into his mouth. He was then seen to wink as he left the pitch while seemingly bleeding profusely from the mouth.

His ban was reduced to four months on appeal, although his coach at the time, former England international Dean Richards, was banned for three years. Williams made a low-key return in November 2009 in Quins' Premiership defeat to Northampton during which Williams spilled the red stuff for real when he broke his nose.

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Worcester's Ravai Fatiaki tackles Harlequins' Tom Williams
Worcester's Ravai Fatiaki tackles Harlequins' Tom Williams
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Mar 9, 2013
Harlequins' Tom Williams goes over for the try
Harlequins' Tom Williams goes over for the try
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Mar 9, 2013
Harlequins' Tom Williams races clear of the Bath defence
Harlequins' Tom Williams races clear of the Bath defence
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Feb 22, 2013
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Sale's Will Addison can't prevent Quins' Tom Williams scoring
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