Beard made his debut for the Ospreys regional team in 2012 having previously played for the Ospreys academy.
The Wales U20 international plays for Ospreys regional team as a Lock.
In May 2017, an uncapped Beard was named in the Wales squad for their two-Test summer tour, making his debut off the bench in the win over Samoa in June.
He then made his first Welsh start in the defeat of Georgia in November 2017 and later was named in Warren Gatland’s squad for the 2018 Six Nations campaign.
In January 2018, the Ospreys lock signed a two-year deal to stay at the Liberty Stadium until 2020.
He was been included in the Wales 2018 Summer Tour squad.
Beard went into the 2018 November International with 4 test caps.
He was involved in Wales’ Six Nations Grand Slam in 2019 and also featured at that year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan as he helped his country to a fourth-placed finish.
January 2020 saw him sign a new deal with Ospreys following 68 appearances for the region.
Beard started the 2020 Six Nations tournament with a total of 20 caps to his name.
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