Gerald Davies' 15 greatest Welsh tries - …
Early the following season Gerald Davies scored two tries on his debut for the Athletic XV at Bonymaen and a couple of holiday games for the First XV against Watsonians at Christmas and Harlequins at Easter further strengthened his Blue & Black links. Gerald Davies announced as new WRU President Simon Rimmer Published 4:13 pm 30th Sep 2019 News Gerald Davies will be the next President of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), it was announced today, as clubs also elect their first female National Council Member. Davies played 46 Tests for Wales between 1966 and 1978. The indicator on my DVD player says 1.2.8.08. This try shows the vision and attacking class of JPR Williams, the ability of Mike Gibson to put his outsides away and the great finishing of Gerald Davies. Although David Duckham (above) mentions Bleddyn Williams in relation to Gerald Davies learning to sidestep, Davies in his book "Gerald Davies An Autobiography", 1979, page 36 reports otherwise. He was a sidestepping block-busting finisher! Christian Cullen vs. Scotland 1996 Wales in red going right. Pinned deep in their own 22 at Murrayfield, Wales counter-attacked through JPR, Steve Fenwick and Gerald Davies, who side-stepped and jinked upfield before Bennett handled for the first time. This is the question which Gerald Davies debates in The Greatest Welsh Tries Ever, thus inviting us to revisit in his company some of the most memorable moments in all sporting history.
8. List of Wales national rugby union players is a list of players who have ... Gerald Davies and Barry John. John Dawes, his captain on the 1971 Lions tour said: “He was a magical man to have in your team because he could turn a game with one run.Some of the tries he scored were breathtaking.” But of all the great international tries scored by Wales, which is the best? Davies played in three Grand Slam campaigns, 1971, 1976 and 1978 – one of only six Welsh players to achieve this feat. More Welsh rugby sidesteps 1969 Wales v France. The Greatest Welsh Tries Ever book. ‘I liked the way they did things and was a little flattered by the interest they showed in me,. Tries Hardcover – January 1, 1984 by Gerald Davies (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Blessed with a brilliant sidestep and searing pace, Gerald Davies is widely regarded as one of the finest wingers to have played the game.
He played a full part in the 1971 Grand Slam – the first of three in seven years. Davies also played for the Lions during their 1968 tour of South Africa and 1971 tour of New Zealand. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The one performance that sticks in my mind, is for the British Lions against Hawkes Bay in 1971, the great man scored four tries that day. ... and eventually scored 20 Test tries for Wales. David Burcher, the Newport centre was next, then back to Fenwick, who released Bennett with one of the all-time great passes. Look for this on 101 Great Welsh Tries. He was much more than that. The Welsh scrum-half was Gareth Edwards. Davies amassed 46 caps for his country between 1966 and 1978 and scored 20 tries. Go through Gerald's list here, watch the clips and cast your vote below and let us know your favourite tries in the comments box below.
Bergiers, Arthur Lewis, Gerald Davies… what a try !