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 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3