Shane Williams

1977 - Today

Shane Williams

Shane Mark Williams, (born 26 February 1977) is a Welsh rugby union player most famous for his long and successful tenure as a wing for the Ospreys and the Wales national team. He also played scrum-half on occasion. Williams is the record try scorer for Wales, and is fourth on the international list of leading rugby union test try scorers behind Daisuke Ohata, Bryan Habana and David Campese. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shane Williams has received more than 433,476 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular rugby player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 430k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 27.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.86

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among rugby players, Shane Williams ranks 9 out of 9Before him are Sébastien Chabal, Dan Carter, Sergio Parisse, Richie McCaw, Jonny Wilkinson, and Percy Montgomery.

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Among people born in 1977, Shane Williams ranks 581Before him are Danny Murphy, Rachael Stirling, Matthew Stevens, Maarten Tjallingii, Anders Södergren, and Ville Nieminen. After him are Libor Charfreitag, Ian Harte, Alimi Ballard, Kari Wahlgren, Andriy Deryzemlya, and Hillary Wolf.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Shane Williams ranks 4,627 out of 5,347Before him are Kevin Nolan (1982), Danny Murphy (1977), Rachael Stirling (1977), Matthew Stevens (1977), Keisha Buchanan (1984), and Mark Lawrenson (1957). After him are Max Chilton (1991), Andy Abraham (1964), Jermaine Pennant (1983), Zac Goldsmith (1975), Alexandra Burke (1988), and Lenny Henry (1958).