Ken Jones

Ken Jones

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 07/08/1941 (76)
Place Of Birth Cross Hands
Height 173cm / 5' 8"
Weight 81kg / 12st 10lbs

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.

Playing Summary
  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  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/09/1965 Bristol Bears CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  22/09/1965 Abertillery CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 5  
  25/09/1965 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 5  
  29/09/1965 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  02/10/1965 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  09/10/1965 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 3  
  16/10/1965 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  20/10/1965 Cooptimists CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  23/10/1965 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 17  
  13/11/1965 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  15/11/1965 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  20/11/1965 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 36 - 8  
  27/11/1965 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  04/12/1965 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  27/12/1965 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  08/01/1966 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  22/01/1966 Gloucester Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  10/02/1966 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 11  
  19/02/1966 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  26/02/1966 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  05/03/1966 St Luke's College, Exeter CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  19/03/1966 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/09/1966 Gloucester Rugby CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 37 - 3  
  01/10/1966 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  22/10/1966 Cardiff College of Education CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 6  
  29/10/1966 Bristol Bears CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  05/11/1966 Australia CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 8  
  09/11/1966 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 8  
  14/11/1966 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  19/11/1966 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 5  
  26/11/1966 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 14  
  10/12/1966 Harlequins CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 0  
  17/12/1966 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  26/12/1966 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 6  
  31/12/1966 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  11/01/1967 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  14/01/1967 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  18/03/1967 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 13  
  25/03/1967 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  27/03/1967 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  05/04/1967 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 28 - 5  
  06/05/1967 South West Africa CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  13/05/1967 Eastern Province Kings CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 34 - 9  
  17/05/1967 Southern Universities CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  20/05/1967 Northern Transvaal CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 25  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  14/10/1967 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  25/10/1967 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  30/10/1967 Cross Keys CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  04/11/1967 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  15/11/1967 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/11/1967 Wasps CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 9  
  23/12/1967 Welsh Academicals CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 3  
  27/12/1967 UAU CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  20/01/1968 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  03/04/1968 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  15/04/1968 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 12  
  21/04/1968 Bressane CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 13  
  22/04/1968 Selection Du Lyonnais WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/10/1968 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 0  
  09/10/1968 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 8  
  12/10/1968 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  16/10/1968 Pontypool CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 9  
  19/10/1968 Cambridge University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  26/10/1968 Glamorgan Police CE 2 0 0 0 6 W 46 - 17  
  02/11/1968 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  09/11/1968 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 9  
  11/11/1968 Province D' Auvergne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 6  
  23/11/1968 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  30/11/1968 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  07/12/1968 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  11/12/1968 University of Cape Town CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  21/12/1968 Gala CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 25 - 3  
  26/12/1968 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 5  
  11/01/1969 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  25/01/1969 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  21/02/1969 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  01/03/1969 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  15/03/1969 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 11  
  22/03/1969 Penarth CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  05/04/1969 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 16  
  14/04/1969 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  16/04/1969 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/11/1969 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 13  
  08/11/1969 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  15/11/1969 Wasps CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  29/11/1969 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 5  
  06/12/1969 Swansea CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 5  
  13/12/1969 South Africa CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 17  
  22/12/1969 Liverpool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  03/01/1970 Pontypridd CE 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 5  
  10/01/1970 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 11  
  17/01/1970 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  31/01/1970 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  21/02/1970 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  28/02/1970 London Welsh CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  07/03/1970 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/03/1970 Bective Rangers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 9  
  21/03/1970 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  28/03/1970 Barbarians CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 30  
  30/03/1970 Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 11  
  08/04/1970 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 14  
  11/04/1970 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/10/1970 Maesteg CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 16  
  07/11/1970 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 14 5 3 6 2 0 0 0 6  
  British and Irish Lions 6 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 9  

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