|Full name||Ieuan Evans|
|Date of birth||March 21 1964|
|Place of birth||Pontardulais|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1. Events 630 - Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. 78 m)|
|Weight||13 st 5 lb (85 kg)|
|Nickname||The Mighty Atom|
|Rugby union career|
British and Irish Lions
Ieuan Evans (born 21 March 1964 in Pontarddulais, Wales) is a former rugby union footballer who played on the wing for Wales. Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short A Rugby union team is made up of 15 players eight forwards numbered from 1 to 8 and seven backs numbered from 9 to 15 A Rugby union team is made up of 15 players eight forwards numbered from 1 to 8 and seven backs numbered from 9 to 15 The following is a list of international Rugby union teams A cap is an appearance for a select team such as a school county or international team in sports The British and Irish Lions (until 2001 known as the British Isles Rugby Union Team or "British Lions" Rugby union side comprises a pick of the best players from Events 630 - Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem. Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. Pontarddulais ( is a Town in the City and County of Swansea, Wales, known by locals as "The Bont" Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short A Rugby union team is made up of 15 players eight forwards numbered from 1 to 8 and seven backs numbered from 9 to 15 The Wales national rugby union team represent Wales in international He is regarded as one of the best Welsh wingers of all time, despite playing through a disappointing era of Welsh rugby.
Evans started playing rugby as a pupil at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Carmarthen. Carmarthen ( Welsh Caerfyrddin - caer fort + Myrddin Moridunum is the County town of Carmarthenshire, Wales. At the age of 19 he joined Llanelli, initially while a student at Salford University. Llanelli Rugby Football Club ( Clwb Rygbi Llanelli) is a Welsh rugby union team founded in 1872 The University of Salford is a Plate glass university based in Salford Greater Manchester, England, with approximately 20000 registered students He went on to play in seven cup finals for the club, of which they won five. In 1997 he left Llanelli for Bath where he was part of the team which won the Heineken Cup in 1998. Bath Rugby (also known as just Bath) is an English professional Rugby union club that is based in the city of Bath. The European Rugby Cup (known as the Heineken Cup because of the tournament's sponsorship by Heineken) is an annual Rugby union competition involving leading
He made his first international appearance as a right-wing for Wales against France in Paris in 1987. The France national rugby union team represents France in Rugby union. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city He went on to win 72 caps for Wales, 28 of them as captain, and scored 33 tries - at that time a record for Wales - as well as becoming the darling of rugby TV commentator, Bill McLaren. Bill McLaren CBE (born 1923 is a Scottish former Rugby union Commentator, known as 'the voice of rugby' renowned the world over until his Amongst his most memorable moments were scoring the decisive try in the 3rd Lions Test against Australia in 1989, being captain of the Wales team when they won the Five Nations Championship in 1994 and scoring a memorable try against England in Cardiff in 1993 to secure Wales their only win of that campaign 10-9. The Six Nations Championship (referred to as RBS 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons known before 2000 as the Five Nations Championship, is an annual international He made his final appearance against Italy in 1998. For the rugby sevens side see Italian national rugby union team (sevens The Italy national rugby union team represent the nation of
He went on three tours with the British and Irish Lions, to Australia in 1989, New Zealand in 1993 and South Africa in 1997. The British and Irish Lions (until 2001 known as the British Isles Rugby Union Team or "British Lions" Rugby union side comprises a pick of the best players from In 1989 the British Lions toured Australia for the first time since 1971. In 1993 The British Lions toured New Zealand. The Lions lost the first test match but won the second to level the series with the All Blacks taking the The 1997 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa was the first after the end of Apartheid in that country and the first professional tour His four tries against the All Blacks in 1993 made him the Lions' top try scorer.
Evans was awarded the MBE for services to rugby in 1996, and announced his retirement from the game in 1999 to run his own PR marketing company. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British Order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. He is also a regular broadcaster. In 2007 he was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame. The International Rugby Hall of Fame (IRHOF is a Hall of fame for Rugby union.