Ernest Jones (rugby league)

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Ernest Jones
Ernest Jones - Rochdale Hornets.jpg
Godfrey Phillips Cigarette card featuring Ernest Jones
Personal information
Full name Ernest W. Jones
Born circa-1891
Playing information
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–?? Rochdale Hornets
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1913–14 England 2 1 0 0 3
1920 Great Britain 4 0 0 0 0

Ernest W. Jones (circa-1891 — death unknown) was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1910s and '20s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Rochdale Hornets, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6.

Jones won caps for England while at Rochdale in 1913 against Wales, in 1914 against Wales,[1]

Jones was selected to go on the 1920 Great Britain Lions tour of Australasia. He won caps for Great Britain while at Rochdale in 1920 against Australia, and New Zealand (3 matches).[2]

Through injury, Jones did not appear in Rochdale Hornets's 10–9 victory over Hull in the 1921–22 Challenge Cup final at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 6 May 1922, Rochdale Hornets had a medal especially struck for him.[3]


  1. ^ "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cup winning team of 1922". 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 

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