Glyn Davies

Glyn Davies

Position: Flyhalf

Born 24/08/1927
Died 07/11/1976
Place Of Birth Cilfynydd

Glyn R Davies born August 24th 1927 in Cilfynydd, Wales. Attended Pontypridd Grammer School and St Catherine's College, Cambridge.

He was the Brother -in- law of Welsh opera singer Sir Geraint Evans. Nicknamed El Supremo.

Davies first played rugby as a schoolboy for Pontypridd Grammer School, at the end of the second world war, while still a schoolboy he represented a Welsh team in two victory internationals. Davies played his early club rugby for local team Cilfynydd RFC 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 he won his first international cap against Scotland in 1947and going on to gain 11 caps.

When Davies matriculated to St Catherine's College, Cambridge he gained a place in the University rugby team, and won three sporting '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
Playing Summary
  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  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/12/1945 Richmond / Blackheath Combined FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/12/1948 Watsonians FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  11/04/1949 Penzance & Newlyn FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  12/04/1949 Falmouth FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 11 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Bristol Rugby - Cardiff - Cilfynydd - Glamorgan Wanderers - Newport - Pontypridd -
Education: - Cambridge University - Pontypridd Grammar School -
Region: - Yorkshire -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales - Wales Schools -
Services: - The Army -

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