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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 19 15 0 4 541 318 76
Cardiff 19 14 1 4 591 395 72
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Ebbw Vale 19 14 1 4 411 302 66
Llandovery 19 12 1 6 531 338 61
Newport 19 12 1 6 488 448 59
Aberavon 18 12 1 5 418 362 57
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 19 9 0 10 410 380 47
Swansea 18 9 0 9 419 370 46
Cross Keys 18 5 1 12 397 579 32
Bridgend Ravens 17 5 0 12 326 438 28
Llanelli 19 4 1 14 354 524 25
Bedwas 18 4 1 13 359 545 25
Bargoed 18 3 0 15 344 592 18
Neath 17 1 0 16 282 670 3