Jim Davies (footballer)
James Dalis Davies (6 December 1926 – 15 August 2010) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Swan Districts in the West Australian National Football League (WANFL) and Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
|Full name||James Dalis Davies|
|Date of birth||6 December 1926|
|Place of birth||Cardiff, Wales|
|Date of death||15 August 2010 83)(aged|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
|1942||West Perth||1 (0)|
|1943–1948||Swan Districts||73 (67)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1954.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Davies won a Sandover Medal with Swan Districts in 1944 and played with them until being recruited by Carlton for the 1949 season. After two seasons in the VFL he returned to Western Australia to play for Claremont.
After retiring from playing football, he became involved in the administration of the game, culminating in becoming chairman of the WANFL in 1975. He was also the Director-General of the WA education department.
- Townsend, John (17 August 2010). "Sandover winner Davies made his mark". The West Australian. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
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