Player

Ken Jones - Centre

Ken Jones
Height173
Weight81
Date Of Birth07/08/1941
Place Of BirthCross Hands
EducationUniversity College, Cardiff, Gwendraeth Grammar School, Oxford University
ClubsCardiff, Penygroes, London Welsh
RegionsScarlets
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, Wales U23, Wales Schools
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
David Kenneth Jones (known as DK) was a schoolboy superstar from the Gwendrath Valley. First capped for Wales U15s as a Full back he played at outside half in the U19s team. His first class rugby career started with Llanelli whilst he was still at school. He stayed at Llanelli for three seasons, interspersed with a year at Oxford University where he gained a Blue in the Varsity match. In 1965, after playing over a hundred games for the Scarlets, he joined Cardiff, going on to play 104 games over five years. The first of his 14 senior Welsh caps was in the Centre against England at Twickenham came in 1962 and at the end of the season he was selected for the Lions tour to South Africa, where he played in three test matches. Jones was in the Lions party again in 1966 when they toured Australasia and he again played in three test matches, one against New Zealand and two against Australia.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1965-1966 22 15 1 6 2 0 0 0 6
1966-1967 23 16 2 5 6 0 0 0 18
1967-1968 13 8 1 4 2 0 0 0 6
1968-1969 24 17 3 4 7 0 0 0 21
1969-1970 20 13 2 5 2 0 0 0 6
1970-1971 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 104 69 10 25 19 0 0 0 57
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3