Idwal Davies

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David Idwal Davies
Personal information
Full name David Idwal Davies
Born 10 November 1915
Llanelli district, Wales
Died 7 July 1990(1990-07-07) (aged 74)
Llanelli, Wales
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1939–≥39 Swansea RFC
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1939 Wales 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1945–≥45 Leeds
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1945 Wales 1
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

David Idwal Davies (10 November 1915 – 7 July 1990) was a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Swansea RFC, as a Centre, i.e. number 12 or 13, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Leeds, as a Centre, i.e. number 3 or 4.[1]

Davies was born in Llanelli district[2] He died in Llanelli, aged 74.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Idwal Davies won a cap for Wales (RU) while at Swansea RFC in the 0-3 defeat by England at Twickenham Stadium, London on Saturday 21 January 1939, and won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Leeds in the 8-18 defeat by England at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 10 March 1945.[3]

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. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at scrum.com". scrum.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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