Player

Ken Jones - Centre

Cardiff
Back
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 RU 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
Cardiff 14 12 0 2 337 211 55
Carmarthen Quins 14 9 2 3 334 244 47
Aberavon 13 9 0 4 293 223 43
Merthyr 16 8 0 8 321 321 42
Pontypridd 16 9 0 7 346 332 42
RGC 1404 15 7 1 7 367 337 38
Llandovery 13 6 2 5 292 249 36
Newport 14 6 0 8 277 266 33
Swansea 14 6 0 8 199 236 29
Llanelli 14 6 0 8 275 364 27
Ebbw Vale 15 3 1 11 257 328 21
Bridgend Ravens 16 3 0 13 245 432 18