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
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3