Special Tie Awards – 200 Gwilym Beynon



Special Tie Awards for Quins 1st XV players with over 100 appearances




Gwilym made 264 1st XV Quins appearances between 1957 and 1973. He is eighth on the list of all time Quins appearances. Gwilym (above), being presented with his 200 tie by Jeff Davies, Club Chairman.


· Played mostly as blind-side flanker but turned out as a hooker on several occasions.

· He and his sons between them have made an astonishing 1090 appearances for the Quins 1st XV. That has to be a club record that will stand for a very long time.

· Captained the 1st XV in the 1970/71 season.

· Was chairman of the club in the 1979/80 season

· Was chosen as the Blind Side Flanker for the Carmarthen Quins Dream Team (1950-2000)

· A wonderful servant to the club over a very long period of time especially his contribution over some 40 years to the up-keep of the changing rooms and grounds at Abergwili.

 Presentation photograph taken by Colin Lewis