Brief profile of Roy Davies
by Dr.A.K.Hignell

Player:DR Davies

Roy Davies was the younger brother of Haydn Davies, and after their parents were killed during World War Two, Haydn adopted Roy and became his legal father.


Roy was a useful right-handed batsman who played for St.Fagan`s between 1948 and 1956. In 1950 he made one appearance for Glamorgan, scoring 7 against Somerset at Weston-super-Mare.


Educated at Cardiff University, Roy was an industrial chemist and fuel technologist who worked for Unilever. Like Haydn, he was also a fine squash player and represented Wales.


(December 2003)

(Article: Copyright © 2003 Dr.A.K.Hignell)