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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 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