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Douglas Marsden Jones - Back Row

Douglas Marsden Jones
Date Of Birth01/07/1893
Place Of BirthSwansea
EducationBishop Gore School, Swansea, University College, Swansea
ClubsCardiff, London Welsh, Blackheath
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions
InvitationalBarbarians
Douglas Marsden Jones was born in Swansea and played for Cardiff and London Welsh. He gained two Welsh caps, making his debut in 1921 against England, and then being selected three years later against New Zealand. In 1924 he toured with British Isles team to South Africa, playing two test matches. After leaving Cardiff he continued his rugby career with London Welsh captaining the team for several seasons.
Awarded the CBE in 1952, he passed away in London in 1955 at the age of 62.
 
Note – There is some confusion over the name with some records showing the name as Marsden Douglas Jones whilst others show him as Douglas Marsden-Jones. Research shows this to be the same person.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
TOTAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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