Gwyn Jones

Gwyn Jones

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 05/10/1972 (45)
Place Of Birth Loughor
Height 183cm / 6'
Weight 95kg / 14st 13lbs

Rhodri Gwyn Jones was born in Swansea 1972, educated at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Pontybrenin he went onto Llandovery College and Cardiff Medical School, where he played for Cardiff Medicals RFC.

He captained Wales at U15 and U17 level. He also won five caps for the U18 level.
Gwyn soon progressed to the senior stage winning 13 caps for Wales, five of which were as captain. His first cap was against Italy in 1996 and his last against New Zealand in 1997. He scored one international try.

Jones suffered a spinal injury playing for his club Cardiff against Swansea in 1997.
He never played again, but recovered to become a rugby critic on television and returned to his career as a doctor in Cardiff. In 2002 the Welsh Former International Players Association and the Welsh Rugby Union honoured Jones with a Bravery Award.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1996/1997 10 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0  
  1997/1998 13 8 1 4 2 0 0 0 10  
  Total 23 14 1 8 2 0 0 0 10  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/12/1996 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 37  
  05/01/1997 CA Brive-Correze FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 26  
  26/01/1997 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 30  
  22/02/1997 Dinas Powys FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 99 - 7  
  26/02/1997 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 26 - 48  
  19/04/1997 Dunvant FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 19  
  26/04/1997 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 26  
  30/04/1997 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  03/05/1997 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 21  
  07/05/1997 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 20  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/08/1997 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 16  
  23/08/1997 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 46 - 12  
  07/09/1997 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 26  
  13/09/1997 Munster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 23  
  21/09/1997 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  04/10/1997 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 31  
  11/10/1997 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  18/10/1997 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  25/10/1997 Ebbw Vale FL 1 0 0 0 5 W 30 - 24  
  01/11/1997 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  08/11/1997 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  06/12/1997 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 25  
  13/12/1997 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 31  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 13 8 0 5 1 0 0 0 5  
Clubs: - Cardiff -
Education: - Llandovery College -
Region: - Scarlets -
Honours: - Wales - Wales A - Wales U15 - Wales U19 - Wales U21 -

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