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 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3