Ian Davies (rugby union)

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Ian Davies
Birth nameIan Davies
Date of birth (1978-01-15) 15 January 1978 (age 44)
Place of birthBridgend, Wales
Occupation(s)Rugby union referee
Rugby union career
Refereeing career
Years Competition Apps
2012-
2016
Pro12
1872 Cup

Ian Davies (born 15 January 1978) is a professional rugby union referee who represents the Welsh Rugby Union.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Amateur career[edit]

Davies broke his back playing rugby union when only 20 years old. Both his father and a team-mate suggested he move into refereeing the game.[2]

Referee career[edit]

Professional career[edit]

Davies first game refereeing was Llantwit Major Youth v Llandaff Youth in 1998.[2]

He made his Pro12 debut in April 2012.[2]

He refereed his first 1872 Cup match on 26 December 2016.[3]

Outside of rugby[edit]

Davies owns a financial advice practice.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ian Davies". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ a b c "Getting to know: Ian Davies". Guinness PRO14. January 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "1872 Cup Leg 1: Edinburgh 12-25 Glasgow". Scottish Rugby Blog. December 27, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ian Davies Q & A". Guinness PRO14. December 12, 2017.