David Kenneth Jones, a Schoolboy superstar from the Gwendrath Valley, soon became know as "DK" throughout his senior career. Capped for Wales U15s as Full back then U19s as a Fly half in 1960. He played first class rugby for Llanelli whilst still at school his first Senior cap for Wales came as a Centre against England at Twickenham came two years later, then four months later he was a fully fledged British Lion in South Africa.
He stayed at Llanelli for three seasons, interspersed with a year at Oxford University where he gained a Blue in the Varsity match. After playing over a hundred games for the Scarlets he joined Cardiff in 1965 playing 104 games over five years.