William Davies (rugby league)

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William Davies
Personal information
Full name William Davies
Nickname Billy, Bill
Playing information
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1968–71 Swinton
1971–73 Wigan 43 11 0 0 33
Total 43 11 0 0 33
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968 England 1 0 0 0 0
1968 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

William "Billy"/"Bill" Davies is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s, and 1970s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Swinton, and Wigan, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Billy Davies won a cap for England while at Swinton in 1968 against Wales,[1] and won a cap for Great Britain while at Swinton in 1968 against France.[2]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Billy Davies was an Interchange/Substitute in Swinton's 4-12 defeat by St. Helens in the 1964 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1964–65 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 24 October 1964, and played Stand-off/Five-eighth in the 11-2 victory over Leigh in the 1969 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1969–70 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 1 November 1969.

BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final appearances[edit]

Billy Davies played Centre, i.e. number 5, in Swinton's 2-7 defeat by Castleford in the 1966 BBC2 Floodlit Trophy Final during the 1966–67 season at Wheldon Road, Castleford on Tuesday 20 December 1966.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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