Bleddyn Jones

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Bleddyn Jones
Date of birth1948
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly Half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1969–1978 Leicester Tigers 333 (182)

Bleddyn Jones is a Welsh rugby commentator who works principally for BBC Radio Leicester, commentating on Leicester Tigers matches since 1987.[1] As a player, he made 333 appearances for Tigers, mostly at fly-half between 1969 and 1978, scoring 42 tries.[2][3] He was not capped internationally. In his professional life he worked as a teacher. For the opening of the Caterpillar Stand at Welford Road in 2007, Jones was voted by readers of the Leicester Mercury into the "Walk of Legends" Team, ahead of Les Cusworth, Andy Goode and Joel Stransky[2]


  1. ^ BBC - Leicester - Sport - Van Hopkins: A Tribute
  2. ^ a b[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2011-01-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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