J.P.R Williams introduced at Wimbledon last year.
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John Peter Rhys Williams – who died aged 74 on Monday – was one of Wales’ most celebrated players during his country’s 1970s golden era.
Better known as JPR, the full-back, adorned with trademark sideburns and socks round his ankles, was a terrifying sight for his opponents as he bore down on them with or without the ball.
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