Keri Jones

Keri Jones
Personal information
Full name William Keri Jones
Born (1945-01-13) 13 January 1945
Neath, Wales
Playing information
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 73 kg (11 st 7 lb)
Rugby union
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cardiff C.o.E.
Neath RFC
1965–68 Cardiff RFC 60 32 0
Barbarian F.C.
Total 60 32 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967–68 Wales 5 2 0 0
1968 British Lions 0 0 0 0
Rugby league
Position Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968–72 Wigan 57 38 0 0 114
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1970 Great Britain 2 0 0 0 0

William Keri Jones (born 13 January 1945 in Neath)[1] is a Welsh dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1960s and 1970s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for Wales, and at club level for Cardiff RFC, as a Wing, i.e. number 11 or 14, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and at club level for Wigan, as a Wing, i.e. number 2 or 5.

International honours (Rugby union)

Keri Jones won 5-caps for Wales (RU) while at Cardiff RFC. Jones was capped five times as a wing for Wales, winning all his caps in the 1967-68 season. He scored two tries for Wales.[2] Jones was selected for the 1968 British Lions tour to South Africa but did not play in any of the internationals against South Africa. He did play in the match against Rhodesia and in five other games against regional opposition, scoring a try in the win over South Western Districts.[3]

International honours (Rugby league)

Keri Jones won caps for Great Britain (RL) while at Wigan in the 1970 Rugby League World Cup against France, and New Zealand.


  1. Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:30. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  2. Griffiths, page 2:38-2:41
  3. "Keri Jones". Retrieved 8 December 2012.

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