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 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19