Sam Davies (rugby union)

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Sam Davies (born 6 October 1993) is a Wales international rugby union player who plays for the Dragons regional team.

Sam Davies
Birth nameSamuel Davies
Date of birth (1993-10-06) 6 October 1993 (age 27)
Place of birthSwansea, Wales
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight86 kg (13 st 8 lb; 190 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Current team Dragons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2013
2013
Swansea
Aberavon
30
1
(267)
(16)
Correct as of 12 October 2013
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2019
2019–
Ospreys
Dragons
150
16
(836)
(144)
Correct as of 23 March 2020
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012–2013
2016–
Wales U20
Wales
18
8
(177)
(24)
Correct as of 23 June 2017

CareerEdit

Davies made his debut for the Ospreys in 2012. He joined the Dragons for the 2019-20 season on a two year deal.[1]

InternationalEdit

In April 2012, he was named in the Wales Under-20 squad for the Junior World Cup in South Africa.[2]

In January 2013, he was selected in the Wales Under 20 squad for the 2013 Under 20 Six Nations Championship.[3]

In June 2013, Davies was named IRB Junior Player of the Year [4]

On 5 November 2016, he made his senior debut for Wales versus Australia as a second-half replacement.

On 19 November 2016, he was substituted on to kick a drop goal versus Japan for the win.

On 5 February 2017, Davies played as fly-half for the whole of the second half of Wales versus Italy on the first weekend of the 2017 Six Nations Championship.[5]

PersonalEdit

Sam Davies is the son of former Wales caretaker head coach Nigel Davies.

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