James Davies (rugby union)

James Davies
Date of birth (1990-10-25) 25 October 1990
Place of birth Carmarthen, Wales
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
Notable relative(s) Jonathan Davies (brother)
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Openside flanker
Current team Scarlets
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011–2015 Carmarthen Quins RFC 59 (65)
correct as of 20:58, 11 January 2016 (UTC).
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Scarlets 45 (55)
correct as of 20:58, 11 January 2016 (UTC).
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
Wales 7s
GB 7s
16 (200)
1 (5)
Medal record
Olympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro Team

James Davies (born 25 October 1990) is a Welsh 7s rugby union player who plays for Scarlets regional side as a flanker. He has also represented Wales Sevens and was part of the Great Britain squad that played in the Rugby Sevens tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1]

Davies made his debut for the Scarlets regional team in 2014 making 23 appearances in his debut season, 16 in the Pro12, scoring four tries and winning four man of the match awards.[2]

His brother is Jonathan Davies, who also plays professional rugby union as a centre for Clermont Auvergne and Wales. His nickname is "Cubby", in reference to his brother's nickname, "Fox"; this refers to the Fox & Hounds pub their parents ran in Bancyfelin, the village where they grew up.


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