David Davies (rugby league born c. 1915)

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David Davies
Personal information
Full name David M. Davies
Nickname Dai
Born c. 1915
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1936–52 Salford 370 39 0 0 117
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.[3]


  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. 
  3. ^ "22nd October 1938: Salford 7 Wigan 10 (Lancashire Cup Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 

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