Jonathan Davies

Freelance Journalist

A freelance journalist and graduate of the University of Gloucestershire, looking to pursue a career in the journalism industry.

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Cardiff Blues under-16 seal comfortable win over Dragons

Age Grade & Academy | 16th April 2019 Cardiff Blues under-16 ran out comfortable winners against their Dragons counterparts as they enjoyed a 31-12 victory at Ystrad Mynych in the WRU Easter Festival. Wales' Capital Region produced a clinical performance in attack, outscoring their opponents by five tries to two in a deserved win.

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Cardiff Blues Under-16s North defeat the South in RAG decider

Blues News | 27th February 2019 Cardiff Blues North claimed the Regional Age Grade (RAG) Championship Under-16 title with a battling 26-14 win over Cardiff Blues South at Sardis Road. With both sides going into the encounter with seven wins from seven matches, the clash was a title decider and it was the Blues North who overcame their Southern rivals outscoring their opponents four tries to two.

Therugbyblog
11/08/2019
RWC2019: Team of the Tournament

Springboks centurion Mtawarira may have started the tournament on the bench, but his performances over the course of the World Cup campaign saw him soon reclaim the No.1 jersey he had held for so long before.

Therugbyblog
02/01/2019
Six Nations 2019: The Big Questions

In what many hope will be a defining year for Northern Hemisphere rugby, the test season gets underway this weekend with the beginning of the 2019 Six Nations Championship. Whilst most fans' attention and focus may already be on the World Cup in Japan, this year's European competition will be an important stepping stone for each of the six nations as they begin to fine-tune preparations for the global showpiece.

Therugbyblog
01/31/2020
Six Nations 2020: Team by Team Guide

The first Six Nations after a World Cup is always fascinating, with plenty of new faces on and off the pitch. Jonathan Davies runs the rule over each country, assessing how things stand at the start of this new 4-year cycle.

Written Publications

South Wales Argus
11/16/2017
Dragons lock Hill happy to take on extra Wales responsibilities

A YEAR on from making his Test debut Dragons captain Cory Hill is enjoying the increased responsibility that comes with becoming a regular in the Wales squad, writes Jonathan Davies . The 26-year-old lock made his first appearance on the international scene as a replacement against Australia in the opener of the 2016 autumn series.

South Wales Argus
11/18/2017
Wales lock Beard ready for physical Georgians on home bow

After winning his first senior Welsh cap in Samoa this summer, Ospreys lock Adam Beard can't wait to play in his first home Test, writes Jonathan Davies. Named in the XV for the match against Georgia, Beard will make his first test start for his country and is relishing running out in Cardiff..

University of Gloucestershire

Blog Posts

Therugbyblog
10/23/2018
Heineken Champions Cup: Round 2 Talking Points

After an enthralling first round of hard-fought competitive fixtures in the Champions Cup, here are the talking points from an intriguing round two... Scottish swagger at No.10 as Racing and Glasgow turn on the style Test-quality fly-halves are like London buses. You wait years for one, and then two appear from nowhere.

Therugbyblog
11/03/2018
Can the Hartley-Farrell co-captaincy work?

With just under a year to go until the rugby world convenes on to Japan, this Autumn Internationals campaign may represent the final opportunity for international coaches to experiment with their teams. With that in mind Eddie Jones' decision to appoint Dylan Hartley and Owen Farrell as co-captains for England maybe should not be seen as such a surprise.

Ross Gazette Newspaper

Rossgazette
04/01/2020
Ross Gazette will continue through time of crisis

At this time of crisis and the affect Covid-19 is having on all our lives here at the Ross Gazette we have had to act swiftly to ensure our readers are still able to get hold of our newspapers. in Community News Ross Juniors U10's claimed a last-gasp victory this weekend with an away win against a very good Phoenix side.