David Davies (rugby league)

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For other people of the same name, see David Davies.
For other people of the same name, see Dai Davies.
For the rugby union, rugby league, and association (Soccer) footballer of the 1890s–1910s for Llanelli (RU), Swinton (RL), Wales (RL), and Bolton Wanderers, see Dai Davies (footballer born 1880). For the rugby union footballer of the 1900s for Wales, Tonna, Neath, Glamorgan Police, and Glamorgan, see David Harris Davies. For the rugby league footballer of the 1920s and '30s for Wales, and Warrington, see David Davies (rugby league born circa-1905). For the rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s for Wales, and Salford, see David Davies (rugby league born circa-1915).
David B. Davies
Personal information
Full name David B. Davies
Born Wales
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1907–10 Merthyr Tydfil
1910–12 Swinton
1912–21 Oldham 103 12 0 0 36
Total 103 12 0 0 36
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909 Welsh League XIII 1
1908–13 Wales 8 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

David B. Davies was a Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and '10s, playing at representative level for Wales, and Welsh League XIII, and at club level for Merthyr Tydfil, Swinton, and Oldham, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1]

International honours[edit]

David Davies won 8 caps for Wales in 1908–1913 while at Merthyr Tydfil, Swinton, and Oldham, and represented Welsh League XIII while at Merthyr Tydfil in the 14-13 victory over Australia at Penydarren Park, Merthyr Tydfil on Tuesday 19 January 1909.[2]

Note[edit]

David Davies played at Swinton in the same era as, but was not related to, the brothers David "Dai" Davies, and Daniel "Dan" Davies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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