Dan Godfrey

Dan Godfrey

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 RFC 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.

 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2009/2010 26 15 1 10 3 0 0 0 15  
  2010/2011 25 11 2 12 2 0 0 0 10  
  Total 51 26 3 22 5 0 0 0 25  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  29/08/2009 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 29 - 35  
  05/09/2009 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  12/09/2009 Glamorgan Wanderers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 15  
  19/09/2009 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  17/10/2009 Bedwas N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 22  
  25/10/2009 Neath N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 39 - 27  
  31/10/2009 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 20  
  07/11/2009 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 23  
  12/12/2009 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  26/12/2009 Glamorgan Wanderers Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 26  
  16/01/2010 Bedlinog N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  23/01/2010 Llandovery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 5  
  05/02/2010 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 5  
  13/02/2010 Doncaster Knights N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 34  
  20/02/2010 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 20  
  27/02/2010 Rotherham Titans N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 27  
  06/03/2010 Ayr N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 27  
  09/03/2010 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 0  
  13/03/2010 Carmarthen Quins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  19/03/2010 Bedwas N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 21  
  27/03/2010 Bedwas N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  03/04/2010 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 23  
  07/04/2010 Cross Keys N8 1 0 0 0 5 W 17 - 16  
  10/04/2010 Llanelli N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 42  
  18/04/2010 Llanelli N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 46  
  29/04/2010 Llanelli N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  20/08/2010 Birmingham & Solihull N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 27  
  28/08/2010 Carmarthen Quins Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 18  
  04/09/2010 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  11/09/2010 Llanelli N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 26  
  18/09/2010 Bedwas N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 34 - 35  
  25/09/2010 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 28  
  02/10/2010 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 22  
  09/10/2010 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 44  
  23/10/2010 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 16 - 16  
  30/10/2010 Tonmawr N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 30 - 30  
  05/11/2010 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 11  
  09/11/2010 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 20  
  13/11/2010 Llandovery N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 21  
  04/12/2010 Llanelli Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 16 - 32  
  30/12/2010 Glamorgan Wanderers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 23  
  03/01/2011 Bedwas N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 22  
  08/01/2011 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 27  
  05/02/2011 Beddau N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 27  
  16/02/2011 Glamorgan Wanderers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 13  
  19/02/2011 Bridgend Ravens N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 20  
  26/02/2011 Tonmawr N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 7  
  19/03/2011 Newport N8 2 0 0 0 10 W 42 - 16  
  23/03/2011 Pontypridd N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  27/03/2011 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 19  
  02/04/2011 Llandovery N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 26  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Llanelli - Pontypridd -
Region: - Scarlets -

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