Elvet Jones

Elvet Jones

Position: Back Row

Place Of Birth Pontarddulais

Watkin Elvet Jones was born in Pontarddulais in 1920 and played 78 times for Cardiff - in his first season of 1947/48 played 39 out of 41 games for the club.

He was a member of the 1947 side that beat Australia 11-3. He played for Wales in the Victory Internationals at the end of the war but was never capped, he only received a tie. Previously played for Swansea and left Cardiff to join Neath.

In 2013 a Presidents cap was posthumously awarded to Elvet in recognition of his two international appearances. 

Watkin Elvet Jones was born in Pontarddulais in 1920 and passed away in 2012 or 2013.

 

In some records Watkin Elvet Jones is often confused with Elfed Lewis Jones who played for Llanelli and Wales before the Second World War. 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1947/1948 39 37 0 2 6 0 0 0 18  
  1948/1949 36 31 3 2 8 0 0 0 24  
  1949/1950 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 78 71 3 4 14 0 0 0 42  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  03/09/1947 Cardiff & District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 11  
  06/09/1947 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 17  
  13/09/1947 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 6  
  20/09/1947 Nantes / Cognac FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 0  
  27/09/1947 Australia FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 3  
  04/10/1947 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 0  
  11/10/1947 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 6  
  18/10/1947 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 3  
  25/10/1947 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 7  
  01/11/1947 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 10 - 3  
  08/11/1947 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 0  
  15/11/1947 Leicester Tigers FL 2 0 0 0 6 W 50 - 5  
  22/11/1947 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 0  
  29/11/1947 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 4  
  06/12/1947 Richmond FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  13/12/1947 Blackheath FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 13 - 5  
  20/12/1947 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 8  
  26/12/1947 Wasps FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 4  
  27/12/1947 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 0  
  03/01/1948 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  10/01/1948 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 0  
  17/01/1948 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  24/01/1948 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 5  
  14/02/1948 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 7  
  28/02/1948 Scarlets FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 0  
  06/03/1948 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  13/03/1948 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 15  
  18/03/1948 Oxford University FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 14 - 3  
  20/03/1948 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 8  
  28/03/1948 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 13 - 3  
  29/03/1948 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 5  
  03/04/1948 Devonport Services FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 0  
  05/04/1948 Penzance & Newlyn FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 0  
  06/04/1948 Falmouth FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 17 - 0  
  10/04/1948 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  17/04/1948 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 3  
  21/04/1948 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  24/04/1948 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 3  
  28/04/1948 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1948 Cardiff & District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 6  
  04/09/1948 Coventry FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 12 - 11  
  06/09/1948 Northampton Saints FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 27 - 12  
  11/09/1948 Devonport Services FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 38 - 14  
  18/09/1948 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 3 - 0  
  25/09/1948 Neath FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 32 - 8  
  02/10/1948 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 0  
  09/10/1948 Gloucester Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 20 - 6  
  30/10/1948 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 3  
  02/11/1948 Oxford University FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  13/11/1948 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 5 - 3  
  20/11/1948 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  27/11/1948 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 9 - 8  
  11/12/1948 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 8  
  18/12/1948 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 3  
  24/12/1948 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 11  
  28/12/1948 Watsonians FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 3  
  08/01/1949 Bristol Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  15/01/1949 Bath Rugby FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 9 - 6  
  22/01/1949 Leicester Tigers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 6  
  29/01/1949 Pontypool FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  05/02/1949 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 5  
  12/02/1949 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 0  
  19/02/1949 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 3 - 3  
  26/02/1949 Gloucester Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 0  
  12/03/1949 London Welsh FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 3  
  19/03/1949 Coventry FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 3  
  24/03/1949 Birkenhead Park FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 3  
  26/03/1949 Wasps FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 11 - 8  
  02/04/1949 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/04/1949 Plymouth Albion FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 0  
  11/04/1949 Penzance & Newlyn FL 1 0 0 0 3 W 16 - 3  
  12/04/1949 Falmouth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 6 - 3  
  16/04/1949 Barbarians FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 5 - 6  
  18/04/1949 Harlequins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 8  
  23/04/1949 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 11 - 5  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/09/1949 Cardiff & District FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 6  
  03/09/1949 Penarth FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 5  
  19/09/1949 Amman Valley FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 6  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
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