Celebrating Jim Davis – Former Rugby News Publisher

Image: Jim Davis watching a semi final at Sydney Uni with Eastwood’s Rob Millner and Rugby Club’s Lisa Kane IT WAS WITH great sadness that the Sydney club rugby community learnt of the passing of Jim Davis in late December 2022 after a long battle with multiple health conditions.  Jim took over Rugby News shortly after the passing of his great mate Eric Spilsted. In a turbulent time for print media, Jim worked tirelessly for more than a decade to keep the legacy of Eric and the Rugby News publication alive. Without Jim, Rugby News would not have celebrated 100 Years in publication in 2022.  Born in Bondi in December 1942, Jim attended Roseville Public School and North Sydney Boys. He became a qualified motor mechanic after finishing school and then worked as a sales representative, before transitioning to advertising and marketing through the 1970s and 1980s.  It’s here Jim found his calling and a successful business career, working alongside good mate Andy Blades,
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