Gerald Davies

Gerald Davies

Position: Wing

Date Of Birth 07/02/1945 (72)
Place Of Birth Llansaint
Height 175cm / 5' 9"
Weight 73kg / 11st 6lbs

Thomas Gerald Reames Davies, born in Llansait and was educated at Loughborough College and Emmanuel College Cambridge. He played rugby for both Loughborough College and Cambridge University.

Gerald also played for Kidwelly RFC, Llanelli RFC, Cardiff and London Welsh RFC
He was captain of Cardiff over three seasons in the 1970s, his most famous game for Cardiff was probably being a 1977/78 Welsh cup game against Pontypool when
he scored 4 tries. He represented Wales, British and Irish Lions and the Barbarians.
After retiring as a player, he became a journalist with the BBC and the Times newspaper.

He gained a CBE in 2002 for his commitment to youth work. He was tour manager of 2009 British and Irish Lions to South Africa. He holds Honorary Fellowships from the Universities of Lampeter, Aberystwyth and Cardiff.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1965/1966 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 6  
  1966/1967 36 27 2 7 6 0 0 0 18  
  1967/1968 18 14 1 3 10 0 0 0 30  
  1968/1969 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 9  
  1969/1970 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1974/1975 24 14 0 10 6 0 0 0 24  
  1975/1976 23 16 2 5 10 6 6 0 70  
  1976/1977 34 24 1 9 18 6 3 0 93  
  1977/1978 24 20 1 3 18 0 0 0 72  
  Total 167 122 7 38 73 12 9 0 322  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/12/1965 Watsonians CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 43 - 3  
  11/04/1966 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1966 Cardiff & District CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 0  
  03/09/1966 West Germany CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 3  
  07/09/1966 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  10/09/1966 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  14/09/1966 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  17/09/1966 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 6  
  21/09/1966 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 16  
  24/09/1966 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 15  
  28/09/1966 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 37 - 3  
  01/10/1966 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  08/10/1966 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  15/10/1966 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  22/10/1966 Cardiff College of Education CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  26/10/1966 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  05/11/1966 Australia CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  09/11/1966 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  26/11/1966 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  07/12/1966 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 6  
  10/12/1966 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  17/12/1966 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  26/12/1966 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  31/12/1966 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  06/02/1967 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  11/02/1967 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 21  
  18/02/1967 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  25/02/1967 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  01/03/1967 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 8 - 21  
  04/03/1967 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/03/1967 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  25/03/1967 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  05/04/1967 Penarth CE 3 0 0 0 9 W 28 - 5  
  22/04/1967 Torquay CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  10/05/1967 North West Cape CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 12  
  13/05/1967 Eastern Province Kings CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 9  
  17/05/1967 Southern Universities CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  20/05/1967 Northern Transvaal CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1967 Headingley CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 31 - 6  
  06/09/1967 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  09/09/1967 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 12  
  16/09/1967 Coventry CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 27 - 8  
  20/09/1967 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 9  
  23/09/1967 Torquay CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 3  
  30/09/1967 Aberavon FH 1 0 0 0 3 D 5 - 5  
  07/10/1967 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 11  
  22/11/1967 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  25/11/1967 Scarlets CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 11  
  29/11/1967 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  02/12/1967 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  26/12/1967 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  27/12/1967 UAU CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 0  
  30/12/1967 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  27/01/1968 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  02/03/1968 Newport CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 26 - 3  
  16/03/1968 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 L 6 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  21/12/1968 Gala CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 25 - 3  
  28/12/1968 London Welsh CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 5  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/08/1969 British Police CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  10/09/1969 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  13/09/1969 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  17/09/1969 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/09/1974 Glamorgan Wanderers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  11/09/1974 Bristol Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 17  
  14/09/1974 Blackheath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  21/09/1974 Coventry WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 32 - 6  
  28/09/1974 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  02/10/1974 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  12/10/1974 Northampton Saints WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  26/10/1974 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 18  
  30/10/1974 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 4 L 12 - 13  
  02/11/1974 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 21  
  09/11/1974 Hendy WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 6  
  23/11/1974 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  07/12/1974 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  14/12/1974 Ystradgynlais WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  21/12/1974 London Welsh WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  11/01/1975 Coventry WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 21  
  25/01/1975 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  08/02/1975 Headingley WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 12  
  05/03/1975 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 37  
  08/03/1975 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 27 - 3  
  22/03/1975 Newport WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 7  
  29/03/1975 Barbarians WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 19  
  05/04/1975 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  12/04/1975 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 8  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  04/10/1975 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 16  
  08/10/1975 Pontypool WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 7  
  11/10/1975 Northampton Saints WI 0 2 1 0 7 W 19 - 15  
  15/10/1975 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  18/10/1975 Cambridge University CE 0 1 3 0 11 W 19 - 12  
  22/10/1975 Pontypridd CE 0 1 1 0 5 W 17 - 15  
  01/11/1975 Australia WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  08/11/1975 Newport WI 0 0 1 0 3 W 14 - 6  
  15/11/1975 Wasps WI 1 2 0 0 8 W 20 - 6  
  22/11/1975 Scarlets WI 1 0 0 0 4 L 13 - 18  
  29/11/1975 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 7  
  02/12/1975 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  06/12/1975 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 6  
  31/01/1976 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 16  
  25/02/1976 Bristol Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  28/02/1976 Abertillery CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 9  
  10/03/1976 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 12 - 12  
  19/03/1976 L'Aquila Rugby 1936 WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 31 - 25  
  21/03/1976 Salamino CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 36 - 16  
  07/04/1976 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 21  
  10/04/1976 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 D 11 - 11  
  17/04/1976 Barbarians WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 28  
  19/04/1976 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 4  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  08/09/1976 Bristol Rugby WI 1 1 0 0 6 W 24 - 3  
  11/09/1976 Irish Wolfhounds WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 20  
  15/09/1976 Penarth WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 62 - 15  
  25/09/1976 Overseas XV WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 24 - 15  
  02/10/1976 Argentina WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 29  
  09/10/1976 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 20 - 16  
  27/10/1976 Neath WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 19  
  30/10/1976 Italy WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 54 - 22  
  03/11/1976 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 15  
  06/11/1976 Oxford University WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 50 - 16  
  13/11/1976 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 7  
  20/11/1976 Aberaman WI 4 0 0 0 16 W 54 - 3  
  27/11/1976 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 4 - 17  
  04/12/1976 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 13  
  08/12/1976 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 12  
  11/12/1976 Moseley WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 18  
  18/12/1976 Cardiff College of Education WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 42 - 16  
  27/12/1976 Crawshays WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 16  
  08/01/1977 Scarlets WI 0 3 1 0 9 W 25 - 15  
  29/01/1977 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 10  
  19/02/1977 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 28  
  26/02/1977 Pontypool WI 1 1 0 0 6 D 10 - 10  
  12/03/1977 Munster CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 13  
  26/03/1977 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  02/04/1977 Gloucester Rugby WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 19 - 18  
  09/04/1977 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 26  
  11/04/1977 Harlequins WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 4  
  23/04/1977 Sydney WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 23 - 7  
  30/04/1977 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 16  
  23/05/1977 Crimson Tide WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 29  
  31/05/1977 Fraser Valley CE 0 1 2 0 8 W 29 - 9  
  01/06/1977 Vancouver Reps WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 6  
  07/06/1977 Alberta Reps Edmonton CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 48 - 6  
  11/06/1977 Vancouver Presidents XV CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 22 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  24/09/1977 Aberavon WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 13  
  01/10/1977 Newport WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 27  
  08/10/1977 Northampton Saints WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 50 - 6  
  15/10/1977 Cambridge University WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 46 - 9  
  19/10/1977 Penarth WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 21 - 12  
  22/10/1977 Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  05/11/1977 Oxford University WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 29 - 9  
  12/11/1977 Ebbw Vale WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 28 - 0  
  19/11/1977 Garndiffaith WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  26/11/1977 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 10  
  03/12/1977 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  07/12/1977 Pontypool WI 0 0 0 0 0 D 7 - 7  
  10/12/1977 London Welsh WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 52 - 17  
  17/12/1977 Cwmavon WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 27 - 6  
  24/12/1977 Bridgend Ravens WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 18 - 6  
  02/01/1978 London Scottish WI 2 0 0 0 8 W 31 - 21  
  07/01/1978 Bedford Blues WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 7  
  14/01/1978 Pontypool WI 4 0 0 0 16 W 16 - 11  
  28/01/1978 Aberavon WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 13  
  25/02/1978 Ebbw Vale WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 10  
  08/03/1978 Bridgend Ravens WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 7  
  11/03/1978 Orrell WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 22  
  01/04/1978 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  08/04/1978 Swansea WI 1 0 0 0 4 W 16 - 12  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 46 29 3 14 20 0 0 0 72  
  British and Irish Lions 5 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 9  

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