Wales' Davies wants try to keep dad happy - 'He keeps putting a fiver on me'

From BBC - March 10, 2018

Bradley Davies is set to return to Wales' starting line-up after an injury-hit spell with an aim in mind.

His dad, former Pontypridd player Bleddyn Davies, will again be rooting for him to get on the score sheet as he bets on his son in every match.

The 31-year-old lock began his international career nine years ago and has made 60 appearances for his country but has never crossed the whitewash.

"My dad reckons he's wasted a bit [of money] down the years," Davies joked.

"It would be great to sneak over and score a try because my father keeps putting a fiver on me," he added. "He said the one time he does not bet, I will score."

Whether he scores against Italy or not, being back in Warren Gatland's side is something of a personal triumph for Davies after having "major injuries to both knees".


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