Position: Back Row
|Date Of Birth||31/05/1982 (35)|
|Place Of Birth||Merthyr Tydfil|
|Height||190cm / 6' 3"|
|Weight||110kg / 17st 4lbs|
Daniel James Godfrey played at junior level for Abertillery before joining up with the Ebbw Vale Youth (The Steelers). During his rise through the age groups there were representative honours gained for East Wales at U16, U18 and U19 level and with the Welsh Presidents XV. Dan made his full debut for Ebbw Vale against Llanelli in 2002 as well as playing gained for East Wales U21s and for Wales U21s (in an uncapped game) against England.
In the summer of 2003 Dan travelled to New Zealand to play senior club rugby for Poneke in the Wellington provincial championship. Upon his return to Wales he joined Pontypridd, making an impact as a ball carrying back row marauder. Having been a regular in the Pontypridd line up (captaining the club in the Welsh Cup final of 2005). Dan Godfrey departed in the 2005 close season to pursue a career with the Llanelli Scarlets before moving to Cardiff in 2009, captaining the club.
Dan returned to Pontypridd in 2011 playing with distinction for a number of years until a serious neck injury forced his retirement at the end of the 2016 - 17 campaign when he moved into the role of Team Manager at the valleys club.
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