WORCESTER APPOINTS FORMER BRISTOL BOSS, ROY DAVIES AS DIRECTOR OF RUGBY

Roy Davies, former Bristol boss has been appointed director of rugby at the Worcester Valkyries.


The new director would be coming in from Bristol where he led the, to a top of the table finish last season in the Women’s Premiership.

Unfortunately, they fell to a narrow defeat by Aylesford Bulls with a 17-8 score line at Sixways in the grand final of the competition.

Davies spent two years at Bristol, beginning as the forwards coach before being promoted to head coach of the club.

The 35-year-old from Llanellihas had four years of experience coaching within the RFU junior academy. He was also the head coach of Gloucestershire women.

Davies has also previously coached the rugby teams of Wells and Brighton. He used to play his rugby in the Hartpury College, Gloucester academy, Moseley and Lydney.

He is a level three qualified coach, with a PGCE in PE as well as a degree in sports coaching.

Davies who was obviously elated with the new appointment, spoke of how glad he was to be joining such a club. He said:

“I’m extremely pleased to be joining a club with such a rich history in the women’s game,” Read more

WASPS IN INJURY CRISIS AHEAD OF CLASH WITH WORCESTER

Wasps clash with Worcester on Sunday could see them go into the game without 15 of their players, either due to injury or suspension.


For their last weekend game against Sale where they emerged victors, Wasps were without 13 of his 38 senior men squad and it only seems to be getting worse.

Dai Young, Wasps director of Rugby sees the situation as something he just has to “get on with”.

“We are really down on numbers, but it happens and we’re no different to any other team,” Young said. Read more