Joe Jones (rugby)

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For other people with the same name, see Joseph Jones.
For other people with the same name, see Joe Jones.
For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1920s, and 1930s for Wales (RU), Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Wales (RL), Leeds, and Wakefield Trinity, see Joseph Jones (rugby).
For other people named Joey Jones, see Joey Jones (disambiguation).
Joe Jones
Playing information
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cilfynydd RFC
Rugby league
Position Fullback, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, Loose forward/Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1936–44 Wigan 113 7 41 0 103
1944–≥51 Barrow
Total 113 7 41 0 103
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1940–49 Wales 15 0 0 0 0
1946 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0

Joe Jones was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Cilfynydd RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Wales, and at club level for Wigan, and Barrow, as a Fullback, Centre, Stand-off/Five-eighth, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 1, 3 or 4, 6, or 13.[1]

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Joe Jones won 15 caps for Wales (RL) in 1940–1949 while at Wigan and Barrow, and won a cap for Great Britain (RL) while at Barrow in 1946 against New Zealand.[2]

County League appearances[edit]

During Joe Jones' time, there was Wigan's victory in the Lancashire County League during the World War II affected 1940–41 season.

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Joe Jones was a reserve to travel in Barrow's 0-10 defeat by Wigan in the 1951 Challenge Cup Final during the 1950–51 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 5 May 1951.


  1. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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