David Davies (rugby league born c. 1915)

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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 footballer of the 1900s for Wales, Tonna, Neath, Glamorgan Police, and Glamorgan, see David Harris Davies. For the rugby league footballer of the 1900s and '10s for Wales, Merthyr Tydfil, Swinton, and Oldham, see David Davies (rugby league). For the rugby league footballer of the 1920s and '30s for Wales, and Warrington, see David Davies (rugby league born c. 1905). For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1930s and '40s for Wales (RU), Swansea RFC, Wales (RL), and Leeds (David Idwal Davies), see Idwal Davies.
David Davies
Personal information
Full name David M. Davies
Nickname Dai
Born c. 1915
Wales
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1936–52 Salford 370 39 0 0 117
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1939–48 Wales 9
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

David "Dai" M. Davies is a Welsh professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, playing at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Salford,[1] as a prop or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Dai Davies won nine caps for Wales from 1939 to 1948 while at Salford.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

About Dai Davies' time, there was Salford's 5-2 victory over Wigan in the 1936 Lancashire Cup final during the 1936–37 season at Wilderspool Stadium, Warrington on Saturday 17 October 1936, and he played Left-Prop, i.e. number 8, in the 7-10 defeat by Wigan in the 1938 Lancashire Cup final during the 1938–39 season at Station Road, Swinton on Saturday 22 October 1938.

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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