Player

Glyn R Davies - Flyhalf

Glyn R Davies
Date Of Birth24/08/1927
Place Of BirthCilfynydd
EducationCambridge University, Pontypridd Grammar School
ClubsNewport, Pontypridd, Cardiff, Cilfynydd, Glamorgan Wanderers, Bristol Bears
RegionsYorkshire
HonoursWales, Wales Schools
InvitationalBarbarians
Glyn R Davies was born on August 24th 1927 in Cilfynydd and attended Pontypridd Grammar School and St Catherine's College, Cambridge.
Davies first played rugby as a schoolboy for Pontypridd Grammar School at the end of the second world war. While still a schoolboy he represented the Welsh team in two victory internationals. Davies played his early club rugby for local team Cilfynydd and sporadically he played for other more notable teams, playing his first game of four for Cardiff in 1945/46. He went on to join Pontypridd and it was while he was at Pontypridd that he won his first full international cap in 1947 against Scotland he went on to gain 11 caps.
When Davies went down to St Catherine's College, Cambridge he gained a place in the University rugby team, and won three 'Blues' playing in the varsity matches against Oxford between 1948 and 1950.
In 1951, Davies played eleven games for Newport, joining the team as a short term replacement for regular Newport fly-half Roy Burnett.
Davies also turned out for Clifton and Bristol and played county rugby for Yorkshire
His brother-in-law was Welsh opera singer Sir Geraint Evans (Nicknamed El Supremo).
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1945-1946 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1948-1949 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0