Ceri Jones

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Ceri Jones
Personal information
Full name Ceri Jones
Born (1977-06-19) 19 June 1977 (age 39)
Newport, Wales
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb)[1]
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998–2003 Newport[2] 98 5 25
2003–2011 Harlequins[3] 232 24 120
2011 Worcester[4] 27 1 5
Total 357 30 0 0 150
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–2007 Wales[5] 2 0
As of 19 July 2013

Ceri Jones is a former Welsh international rugby union player. Normally a loose-head prop he could also play tight-head prop.

Jones played for Newport High School Old Boys, Usk and Newport before making his name at Harlequins. He originally joined Quins on loan from Newport in February 2003, before signing a full-time contract at the end of the 2002/03 season. He made his debut in the Premiership fixture away to Bristol in March 2003 and went on to make over 200 top-flight appearances.[3]

Ceri played for Worcester Warriors.[4] He suffered a serious Achilles injury against Saracens on 14 April 2013 and is undergoing long-term rehabilitation.[6] Amid concerns about his future playing career, he was confirmed as Scrum Coach at Worcester.[7]

Jones attained his first Wales cap in the 29–23 loss to Australia in Sydney on 26 May 2007.[8] His second and final cap came a week later when he started against Australia.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ceri Jones". Premier Rugby. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ceri Jones". Newport RFC. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Player Biog". Harlequins. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Ceri Jones". Worcester Warriors. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Squad Profiles: Wales Senior Player Archive". Welsh Rugby Union. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Worcester Warriors: Sam Vesty and Ceri Jones join coaching staff". BBC. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Experienced Jones eager to pass on knowledge". Worcester Warriors. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Australia 29 Wales 23". Welsh Rugby Union. 24 May 2007. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Australia 31 Wales 0". Welsh Rugby Union. 4 June 2007. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 

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