Wales legend Shane Williams made a triumphant comeback to the Principality Stadium on Sunday and emerged with another piece of silverware to add to his collection.

Former world player of the year Williams scored one try and made two more as Amman United secured National Bowl success with a 43-31 victory over Caerphilly at Principality Stadium.

The winger scored a record 58 tries in 87 appearances for his country – which included two RBS 6 Nations Grand Slams – while he also played in four Test matches for The British & Irish Lions.

Williams retired three years ago but returned to the pitch this season for Amman, making several appearances from the bench.

But he started, and scored, in their 43-31 victory over Caerphilly in Cardiff, as he played alongside his brother Gavin.

And Williams hinted his career may not yet be over, suggesting he could play on next season for his village side.

“You never know, it might not be finished – what a place to play!” he said.

“I started my career against France back in 2000, I’ve had a number of ‘final’ matches here, one against Australia, one against Wales [for the Barbarians], which was superb.

“But I never thought in a million years I’d be back here. I’ve been fully retired three years and apart from helping coaching, I haven’t really touched a rugby ball.

“Playing at the Principality Stadium in front of a great crowd, they were superb, even the Caerphilly lot – it’s very fitting and I’ve loved it.”


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