Another Welsh legend attacked in Cardiff
NEWS: Three bouncers have been found guilty of a brutal attack on Welsh legend Shane Williams and his brother.
Williams’ brother – Dean – was left unconscious following a sustained attack in which he was punched multiple times in the head.
Dean Flowers (32) with an address at Thornhill, Cardiff; Dave Wing (53) of Grangetown, Cardiff and Aled James (26) of Ferndale, Rhondda were found guilty of the Cardiff attack in the alleyway outside the Coyote Ugly bar in the city centre.
Williams and his brother were among a party of people celebrating a Welsh win over South Africa on December 2. The court heard that a stranger had attempted to headbutt Shane Williams’ as the star posed for selfies with members of the public.
Cardiff Crown Court was shown CCTV footage of the incident where the bouncers in question could be seen man-handling the group out of the pub before assaulting them in the street. One of the bouncers could be seen choking Dean Williams until he passed out in the street.
The footage also showed a number of the men laughing and joking as they returned to the nightclub bar.
Judge Duncan Bould described the attack as an incident of “serious public disorder,”
A fourth bouncer was cleared of affray by the jury.
Williams is Wales’ leading try scorer and was in November 2016 inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame.
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