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Mike Williams

  • Date of Birth4 Nov 1991
  • BirthplaceBulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Height1.96m (6' 5)
  • Weight115.5kg (18st 3lbs)

Born in Bulawayo and brought up in Zimbabwe, Mike Williams joined Leicester Tigers in the summer of 2015 and made an immediate impact with his abrasive ball-carrying and strength in defence.

Able to play at lock or flanker, Williams collected man-of-the-match awards in successive TV fixtures at the start of the 2015/16 campaign but then broke a bone in his forearm in the win at Worcester in December and broke it again in his return to action at Sale in January, ending his season five months early.

The arm injury affected him again at the start of 2016/17 but he recovered to join the England training squad for the Six Nations as he finished the season strongly with Tigers.

Mike joined Tigers from Worcester Warriors after playing his way into the Championship Dream Team for 2014/15 on the way to a promotion play-off final win over Bristol.

Follow Mike Williams on social media

Twitter: @Williams4_Mike | Instagram: @williams4_mike

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