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)
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.
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.
County League appearances
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
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.