Kingsley Jones

Kingsley Jones

Position: Prop

Date Of Birth 05/08/1935 (82)
Place Of Birth Pontypridd
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 95kg / 14st 13lbs

Kingsley Daniel Jones in the 1960s was certainly a tight head prop of the modern age. Like many others of his generation he was converted from the second row, where he played in 1957 when Cardiff beat the Wallabies, to become a top-class scrumager.

Kingsley was educated at Llandovery College, was a wholesale fruit merchant and one of his hobbies was golf. He was over 6ft tall and nearly 17st.

Kingsley played 190 games for the club between 1955/56 and 1963/64,scoring eight tries.
He represented the Barbarians against East Midlands in 1962/63. He gained ten Welsh caps, making his debut against  South Africa in 1960  He went on tour With the British and Irish Lions and played in 15 matches including four tests.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1955/1956 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1956/1957 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1957/1958 39 27 6 6 1 0 0 0 3  
  1958/1959 35 17 5 13 0 0 0 0 0  
  1959/1960 37 21 7 9 1 0 0 0 3  
  1960/1961 26 20 2 4 2 0 0 0 6  
  1961/1962 25 17 3 5 4 0 0 0 12  
  1962/1963 10 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1963/1964 7 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 190 121 26 43 8 0 0 0 24  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/04/1956 Northampton Saints SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  09/04/1956 Penzance & Newlyn FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 3  
  10/04/1956 St Ives FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 6  
  11/04/1956 Newton Abbot FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  19/04/1956 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/09/1956 Leicester Tigers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 9  
  31/12/1956 Glasgow HSFP FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  01/01/1957 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 8  
  23/04/1957 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  27/04/1957 Penzance & Newlyn FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  29/04/1957 Camborne FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/1957 Group Captains Walker's XV N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  14/09/1957 Bective Rangers N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  19/09/1957 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  21/09/1957 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  25/09/1957 Ebbw Vale N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  28/09/1957 Aberavon N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 8  
  03/10/1957 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 6  
  05/10/1957 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  09/10/1957 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 3  
  12/10/1957 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  19/10/1957 Newport N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/10/1957 Cambridge University N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  02/11/1957 Oxford University SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 8  
  09/11/1957 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  16/11/1957 Wasps SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  18/11/1957 Bective Rangers SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  23/11/1957 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  30/11/1957 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 6  
  01/12/1957 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  14/12/1957 Australia SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 11  
  26/12/1957 Wasps SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 0  
  27/12/1957 Watsonians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  28/12/1957 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  04/01/1958 Moseley SR 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  11/01/1958 Bristol Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 9  
  18/01/1958 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  08/02/1958 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  15/02/1958 Cheltenham SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 0  
  01/03/1958 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  08/03/1958 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  15/03/1958 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 14  
  19/03/1958 Penarth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  22/03/1958 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  27/03/1958 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  31/03/1958 Scarlets SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  05/04/1958 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  08/04/1958 Northampton Saints N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  12/04/1958 Penzance & Newlyn SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  15/04/1958 St Ives N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  06/09/1958 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 11 - 11  
  11/09/1958 Group Captains Walker's XV N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 17  
  18/09/1958 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  24/09/1958 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  11/10/1958 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 14  
  15/10/1958 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  18/10/1958 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 22  
  22/10/1958 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 5  
  25/10/1958 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 11  
  08/11/1958 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 9  
  15/11/1958 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  22/11/1958 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  29/11/1958 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  06/12/1958 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 14  
  13/12/1958 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  20/12/1958 Rosslyn Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  26/12/1958 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  24/01/1959 Cheltenham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  31/01/1959 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  14/02/1959 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 8  
  21/02/1959 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 19  
  28/02/1959 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  07/03/1959 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  14/03/1959 Cheltenham PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  21/03/1959 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 9  
  28/03/1959 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 21  
  30/03/1959 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  04/04/1959 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 6  
  06/04/1959 Camborne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  11/04/1959 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  15/04/1959 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/04/1959 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  22/04/1959 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 18  
  27/04/1959 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  29/04/1959 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1959 Cardiff & District PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 30 - 11  
  05/09/1959 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 5  
  09/09/1959 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  12/09/1959 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  17/09/1959 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  19/09/1959 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  23/09/1959 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 9  
  26/09/1959 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 9  
  30/09/1959 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  03/10/1959 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  10/10/1959 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  17/10/1959 Bective Rangers PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  24/10/1959 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 6  
  28/10/1959 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  31/10/1959 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  14/11/1959 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 8 - 12  
  21/11/1959 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 11  
  28/11/1959 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  05/12/1959 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 12  
  19/12/1959 Rosslyn Park PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  26/12/1959 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  09/01/1960 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  16/01/1960 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  23/01/1960 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  30/01/1960 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 5  
  13/02/1960 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  20/02/1960 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  27/02/1960 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  05/03/1960 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 3  
  19/03/1960 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  02/04/1960 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  06/04/1960 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  09/04/1960 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 10  
  13/04/1960 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 14  
  16/04/1960 Barbarians PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 10 - 10  
  19/04/1960 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  23/04/1960 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 11  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1960 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 3  
  07/09/1960 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  10/09/1960 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  14/09/1960 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  17/09/1960 Coventry PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 21 - 13  
  21/09/1960 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  24/09/1960 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 6  
  05/10/1960 Penarth PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 35 - 6  
  08/10/1960 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  15/10/1960 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  22/10/1960 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  29/10/1960 South Africa PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 13  
  12/11/1960 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/12/1960 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  14/12/1960 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  17/12/1960 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 8  
  24/12/1960 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 9  
  27/12/1960 Watsonians PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 11  
  31/12/1960 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  07/01/1961 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 10  
  14/01/1961 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  24/02/1961 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  04/03/1961 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 9  
  18/03/1961 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 8  
  08/04/1961 Penzance & Newlyn PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 3  
  10/04/1961 Camborne PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/09/1961 Mid District Rhondda XV PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 8  
  06/09/1961 Bridgend Ravens PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 0  
  09/09/1961 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  13/09/1961 Pontypool PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 15 - 0  
  16/09/1961 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 20  
  20/09/1961 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 6  
  23/09/1961 London Welsh PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 0  
  27/09/1961 Cardiff & District PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 0  
  30/09/1961 Aberavon PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 6 - 3  
  04/10/1961 Penarth PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 0  
  07/10/1961 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 3  
  14/10/1961 Northampton Saints PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 9 - 9  
  21/10/1961 Bective Rangers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  28/10/1961 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 18  
  11/11/1961 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  18/11/1961 Wasps PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  25/11/1961 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 0  
  02/12/1961 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  16/12/1961 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 13  
  13/01/1962 Coventry PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  27/01/1962 Bath Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  10/03/1962 Birkenhead Park PR 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 0  
  17/03/1962 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  07/04/1962 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 6  
  21/04/1962 Barbarians SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/12/1962 Ebbw Vale PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  22/12/1962 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 8  
  29/12/1962 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  09/02/1963 Aberavon PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 6 - 6  
  22/02/1963 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  02/03/1963 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  27/03/1963 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 8 - 8  
  30/03/1963 Bristol Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 15  
  03/04/1963 Penarth PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/04/1963 Pontypool PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/10/1963 Bective Rangers PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  26/10/1963 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 11  
  28/10/1963 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  02/11/1963 Oxford University PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 9  
  09/11/1963 Newport PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  23/11/1963 New Zealand PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  14/12/1963 Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 10 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0  
  British and Irish Lions 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff -
Education: - Llandovery College -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales -

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