(pronounced Dave-o of course).
He is an Aussie Rules Footballer, and if you know anything about Aussie Rules, you know that every player needs a nickname. In fact, all Aussies need a nickname. Mine was based on my surname prior to getting hitched. Anyway, Davo is for Rory as he heads off to school. At the kid’s school, all the students have the same school bag, so they are encouraged to hang some kind of identifier on them. Davo just needs some football colours painted on – Yellow and brown for Rory’s favourite team.