Glen Davis joined Norwood from Mt. Barker and, at 188cm, was able to play as a ruckman, full forward or ruck rover.
Davis made his league debut in Round 4, 1958 kicking four goals against Glenelg. He went on to play nine league games in his first year at Norwood, and was the recipient of the services rendered award. He was also named Norwood's best and fairest in the Reserves (12 games) and kicked two goals in the Grand Final, but unfortunately the Reserves finished the season as runners-up.
In 1959 he made another five senior appearances but spent the majority of the year in the Reserves (12 games). He was the Norwood Reserves leading goal kicker and also represented the state at Reserves level.
The following year he played in a Reserves premiership. Davis kicked two goals in Norwood's grand final victory over Port Adelaide having played the major round as a ruckman/forward pocket.
He then moved to South Whyalla where he excelled from 1961 to 1966. Davis played 84 games and kicked 286 goals, which remains a club record. He was the club's leading goal kicker five times and in 1963 and 1965 also topped the Whyalla Football League goal kicking. In 1961 he won the club's best and fairest award, and in 1963 was named the Whyalla News Medallist, awarded to the best player in the league for that season. He played in a flag in 1962 and coached the club in 1965.
Glen Davis died on the 12th February 1966 in a swimming accident, aged 32
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