The kicking wizard insists they must show the same spirit displayed in previous cup games this season if they are to clinch victory at the Kassam
Stadium, Oxford (Saturday 5.30pm).
Now Davey, who booted Ponty into the Welsh Cup final two weeks ago, has
has called on the valley commandos to battle their way past the Powergen cup holders.
"We must show out valley's mentality - noone likes us we don't care," said
the Ponty full-back.
"There will be no respect and we can't wait for the match to begin.
"There is no doubt that this is the biggest game most of us will have
played in and it would be a massive fillip for everyone if we could reach
Davey has been at the heart of Ponty's rise in cup fortunes this season.
His lethal left foot sent Saracens crashing out of the tournament at the
last stage and now he is gunning for London Irish.
And the wizard has also warned the game is poised to set a new record.
"It is going to be a very quick game and I wouldn't be surprised if it sets a new record for the amount of time the ball will be in play.
"We are in within a stone's throw of reaching a European final and we need
no more motivation than that.
"We have got a few things up our sleeve which we hope will come off.
"We genuinely believe we can win this game but are under no illusions over
how big the challenge is."
Pontypridd: B Davey; G Wyatt, S Parker, J Bryant; C Sweeney, P John; G Jenkins, M Davies, D Bell, B Cockbain, R Sidoli, N Kelly, R Parks, M Owen
Replacements: G Baber, J Lewis, A Lawson, M Rees, S Cronk/L Howell, D McIntosh/R Field, G Remnant
London Irish: M Horak; P Sackey, G Appleford, B Venter; J Bishop; B Everitt, H Martens; N Hatley, R Kirke, S Halford, R Strudwick (captain), S Williams, E Halvey, C Sheasby, D Danagher
Replacements: D Edwards, J Brown, R Hoadley, J Cockle, N Drotske, G Delaney, R Hardwick
The Welsh Rugby Union is forming a new Youth Board with a brief to help keep more young people involved in the game during their late teenage years and beyond. The first task of the fifteen strong Board will be to analyse and consider the issues which lead to a number of youngsters drifting away from the sport between the ages of 16 and 21. To apply visit www.wru.wales/youthboard
The Foster's Challenge Cup will involve the 12 Principality Premiership sides and will run during European and British & Irish Cup weeks, providing vital fixtures for the participating clubs and an opportunity for upcoming players to step up to semi-professional rugby and make a claim for starting places within the Premiership squads.
Eighty schools and colleges in Wales now have a full time rugby officer as part of the WRU's school club hub scheme. All of the school club hub officers recently gathered at the National Centre of Excellence for various workshops.
With Liam Williams forced out of the World Cup through injury, lock Luke Charteris and Skills Coach Neil Jenkins say they have to put yesterday's defeat behind them as Wales now look ahead to another physical encounter against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
WRU Consultant Head of Physical Performance Paul Stridgeon praises the Physical Performance department for their work and dedication as he addresses the media ahead of Wales' Pool A clash against Australia
Twelve young people have been selected to follow a one year WRU Coach Core apprenticeship programme. Coach Core was set up by the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as part of the Olympics legacy in 2012 and the Duke of Cambridge was on hand to meet the apprentices on their first day in the job. The programme has been funded by the Hunter Foundation.
The WRU has launched a campaign to create a long term legacy for Welsh club rugby by highlighting the advantages of volunteering. Rhian Edwards, a volunteer at Seven Sisters, has enjoyed many benefits of her volunteering at a grassroots rugby club including being part of the Rugby World Cup volunteer workforce after being nominated by the WRU - and the WRU is asking for more people to develop their 'Welsh rugby roots'.