Robert Jones (rugby)

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Robert Jones
Personal information
Full name Robert Jones
Nickname Bob
Born 1921
Playing information
Weight 14 st 4 lb (91 kg)
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Aberavon RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Glamorgan County RFC
Wales XV
Rugby league
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1947–≥47 Swinton
26 Oct 1948–≥3 Sep 49 St. Helens 25 2 6
≥3 Sep 1949–≥3 Sep 49 Hunslet
Total 25 2 0 0 6
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1947–49 Wales 3

Robert "Bob" Jones (1921–?) was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1940s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales XV, and Glamorgan County RFC, and at club level for Aberavon RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Swinton, St. Helens, and Hunslet,[1] as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.

International honours[edit]

Jones represented Wales XV (RU) while at Aberavon RFC in the 'Victory International' non-Test match(es) between December 1945 and April 1946, and won 3 caps for Wales (RL) in 1947–1949 while at Swinton and St. Helens.[2]


Jones's forename is stated as Robert by, but as Dicky by


  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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