Impressive! Liam's dad has been revealed as a Welsh rugby hero avid Llewellyn (Liam and his dad David pictured at his graduation)

Love Island 2022: Liam Llewellyn’s father is revealed as Welsh rugby hero #LoveIsland

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Former Love Island couple Liam Llewellyn and Gemma Owen have extra in frequent than they realise by way of coming from sporty households – as Liam’s dad has been revealed as a Welsh rugby hero.

David Llewelyn – or Dai as he is recognized to associates – is a former Wales Worldwide Rugby Union participant who now trains up skilled athletes together with new boxing champ Joe Cordina.

Gemma, 19, – who’s father is known footballer Michael Owen – and Liam, 22, loved a short pairing and had been coupled up for the primary two days till she was stolen by Italian hunk Davide, 27. 

Impressive! Liam's dad has been revealed as a Welsh rugby hero avid Llewellyn (Liam and his dad David pictured at his graduation)

Spectacular! Former Love Island couple Liam Llewellyn and Gemma Owen have extra in frequent than they realise by way of coming from sporty households – as Liam’s dad has been revealed as a Welsh rugby hero (Liam an his dad David pictured at his commencement) 

Welsh private coach and masters pupil Liam, from Newport in South Wales, took after his dad by shifting into the health occupation, however viewers on Love Island do not know of his sporting household’s credentials.

David Stephen ‘Dai’ Llewellyn, 51, performed his membership rugby for Ebbw Vale, Newport and Neath and was a part of the Wales squad for the 1999 World Cup the place he scored a attempt.

Llewellyn gained 4 caps for Wales between 1998 and 1999.

He featured an additional twelve instances on the bench for his nation, performed within the final 5 Nations match and made one look within the 1999 Rugby World Cup as a alternative towards Japan.

Family: Gemma, 19, - who's father is famous footballer Michael Owen (pictured together) - and Liam, 22, enjoyed a brief pairing and were coupled up for the first two days until she was stolen by Italian hunk Davide, 27

Household: Gemma, 19, – who’s father is known footballer Michael Owen (pictured collectively) – and Liam, 22, loved a short pairing and had been coupled up for the primary two days till she was stolen by Italian hunk Davide, 27

Sustaining his health, he now works as a private coach at Health First Cardiff East.

Liam’s grandfather Pancho was additionally sporty, and with a pure expertise for boxing and rugby and like Liam’s unique Love Island pairing Gemma, the daughter of ex footballer Michael, was closely into horses and confirmed Welsh cobs when his dad was youthful.

Liam’s dad continues to be very a lot within the combine in the case of Welsh sporting achievements and following Joe Cordina’s Tremendous featherweight boxing victory three days in the past, Liam’s dad wrote on-line: ‘Nice see @JoeCordina_91 champion of the world. 

‘One among my youngest ever shoppers . I new he can be nice as he had that mindset as an adolescent. So happy with you joe and your mom and pa will likely be so proud too! #championoftheworld #joecordina #boxing #champ.’

Cool: David Llewelyn - or Dai as he's known to friends - is a former Wales International Rugby Union player who now trains up professional athletes including new boxing champ Joe Cordina

Cool: David Llewelyn – or Dai as he is recognized to associates – is a former Wales Worldwide Rugby Union participant who now trains up skilled athletes together with new boxing champ Joe Cordina

Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean actor Steve Speirs additionally advised Liam’s dad he was supporting him on Twitter after he revealed his son was collaborating within the ITV 2 Relationship present.

Tuesday evening’s Love Island ended with loads of drama as Italian hunk Davide Sanclimenti opted to couple up with Gemma within the first recoupling of the collection.

Davide’s determination left Gemma’s associate Liam single and susceptible, with the Masters pupil liable to being dumped from the villa. 

In the meantime, the tense episode revealed that two model new women – Afia Tonkmor and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu – had been heading into the villa, with the general public in a position to vote on which two boys will head on a date with them. 

Incredible: David Stephen 'Dai' Llewellyn, 51, played his club rugby for Ebbw Vale, Newport and Neath and was part of the Wales squad for the 1999 World Cup where he scored a try

Unbelievable: David Stephen ‘Dai’ Llewellyn, 51, performed his membership rugby for Ebbw Vale, Newport and Neath and was a part of the Wales squad for the 1999 World Cup the place he scored a attempt

The bombshell contestant held the ability after it was revealed 24 hours beforehand that he needed to selected one of many women to pair up with, regardless of the ladies already being in {couples} with the others lads. 

After spending the day attending to know the ladies, the night noticed determination time for enterprise proprietor Davide as he needed to selected which woman to steal from one of many different boys.

Talking in entrance of the firepit, he defined that his determination had not been a simple one as he had simply 24 hours to get to know the opposite women.

He then added: ‘It isn’t simply attraction, sure she’s a surprising woman. We actually had fun and I want to know her extra. The woman I want to couple up with is… Gemma.’

She scores! Tuesday night's Love Island ended with plenty of drama as Italian hunk Davide Sanclimenti opted to couple up with Gemma Owen in the first recoupling of the series

She scores! Tuesday evening’s Love Island ended with loads of drama as Italian hunk Davide Sanclimenti opted to couple up with Liam’s associate  Gemma within the first recoupling of the collection

As Michael Owen’s daughter made her means over to her new associate, Liam appeared visibly gutted as he might solely sit by and watch.

However his distress continued as he then acquired a textual content which confirmed his single standing and revealed that anybody not in a pair by the tip of the week is liable to being dumped from the villa. 

In the meantime, viewers had been fast to take to Twitter to share their ideas on Davide selecting Gemma to couple up with.

Oh dear: Davide's decision left Gemma's partner Liam single and vulnerable, with the Masters student at risk of being dumped from the villa

Oh expensive: Davide’s determination left Gemma’s associate Liam single and susceptible, with the Masters pupil liable to being dumped from the villa 

One viewer tweeted: ‘Gemma and Davide must be the least appropriate couple I’ve ever seen….’

With one other sharing: ‘Nothing occurred this episode simply wasted one hour of my time simply to see Davide get with Gemma which was fairly obvs from the start. Boringgg.’

The opening scenes noticed Gemma made her intentions clear with Davide as she advised him that she did not prefer to be second greatest. 

LOVE ISLAND 2022: MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Paige  Thorne

Title: Paige Thorne

Age: 24

Location: Swansea

Occupation: Paramedic

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘In Swansea there’s simply no-one I can discover. 

‘I have never bought to swipe. So, hopefully they’ll simply come to me now!

‘I got here out of a relationship and I used to be simply so finished with guys. Then I used to be like, ‘Okay, I am bored now’

Indiyah Polack

 Title: Indiyah Polack

Age: 23

Location: London

Occupation: Lodge waitress

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘It is fairly arduous thus far with out being influenced by social media and stuff like that.

‘Love Island is a good place to get to know somebody one-on-one. 

‘I do not suppose I’ve ever been out with two guys who’re fairly the identical.’

Tasha Ghouri

Title: Tasha Ghouri

Age: 23

Location: Thirsk

Occupation: Mannequin and dancer

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘My relationship life has been a shambles.

‘This is a chance for me to seek out ‘the one’ and have an excellent summer season on the identical time. 

‘I am positively prepared for a relationship. I am 23 now so I am able to get to know somebody and journey with them.’

Gemma Owen

Gemma Owen

Title: Gemma Owen

Age: 19

Location: Chester

Occupation: Worldwide Dressage Rider and Enterprise Proprietor

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m open to discovering love, I am desirous to have a extremely enjoyable summer season. 

‘I might say I am enjoyable, flirty and fiery. I believe I am good at giving recommendation, I am a great individual to speak to, I am very sincere. 

‘If I need the identical man, I might do it however in a pleasant respectful means.

Andrew Le Page

Andrew Le Web page

Title: Andrew Le Web page

Age: 27

Location: Guernsey

Occupation: Actual Property Agent

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘Once I’m with somebody I am very loyal.

‘I am a great boyfriend as after I’m with somebody I am all for them.

‘I am truly single for as soon as, so I believed why not?

That is the perfect time to provide it a go.’ 

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Title: Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Age: 27

Location: Essex

Occupation: Actress

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I am fairly choosy and I am not simply on the lookout for appears to be like, I am on the lookout for brains! 

‘I am on the lookout for somebody with intelligence, somebody who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness!’

Jay Younger

Jay Youthful

Title: Jay Youthful

Age: 28

Location: Edinburgh

Occupation: Funding analyst

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m a sluggish burner for certain, yeah. I don’t fall simply.

‘I fairly like self sufficiency in women.’ 

Danica Taylor

Danica Taylor

Title: Danica Taylor

Age: 21

Location: Leicester

Occupation: Dancer

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m the kind of girlfriend that I wish to accomplish that a lot with you – deep conversations, foolish actions.

‘In the event you say let’s go canoeing all day despite the fact that I’m fairly a glam woman, I’m down for it.’

Dami Hope

Dami Hope

Title: Dami Hope

Age: 26

Location: Dublin

Occupation: Senior Microbiologist

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I will likely be speaking to totally different women, it won’t go nicely with some.

‘Once I’m truly in a relationship, I believe it is a star signal factor.

‘I am an Aries however I am very passionate – I at all times used to place that individual first. I am actually good at being in a workforce’.

Davide Sanclimenti

 Title: Davide Sanclimenti

Age: 27

Location: Rome (lives in Manchester)

Occupation: Enterprise proprietor

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘Lots of English women truly love me.

‘They like to be round me and I like to be round them. I wish to discover my soulmate.

‘Discover my individual so I can truly construct one thing sooner or later, develop with them, be a household. ‘

Ikenna Ekwonna

Title: Ikenna Ekwonna

Age: 23

Location: Nottingham

Occupation: Pharmaceutical Gross sales

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’ve solely been in a single previous relationship however now I believe I am on the age the place I might discover somebody.

‘Hopefully, I’ll convey spontaneity and pleasure.

‘I am not likely shy to talk to individuals I do not actually care an excessive amount of about what individuals suppose.’

Amber Beckford

Amber Beckford

Title: Amber Beckford

Age: 24

Location: London 

Occupation: Nanny

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I do not like guys that showcase.

‘I do not like flashy guys – simply have a persona and make me snigger.

‘There was this one man and he was making an attempt to purposefully showcase his automobile keys and we had been actually in the midst of a restaurant!’

Luca Bish

Luca Bish

 Title: Luca Bish

Age: 23

Location: Brighton 

Occupation: Fishmonger

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I choose to fulfill women out and about. I believe if you go on the lookout for it, it is not as straightforward although, it is such as you’re too determined for it.

‘If I believe you are the one or I such as you, I am going to take you out on a date however aside from that, if we discuss and I do not like the place it is going – then I will not be throwing out dates.’

Jacques O'Neill

Jacques O’Neill

Title:  Jacques O’Neill

Age: 23

Location: Cumbria

Occupation: Rugby League Participant

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I believe it must be the proper individual, on the proper time. 

‘I used to be saying to my mum the opposite day that I need a woman. And I’m now able to calm down.’

Remi Lambert

Remi Lambert

Title: Remi Lambert

Age: 22

Location: Manchester

Occupation: Mannequin

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘Now it’s time to seek out one thing extra critical. I normally meet women out and about on an evening out. 

‘If I see a woman I like, I’ll simply go over with out hesitation and generally I meet women via Instagram.’