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Ryan Jones is a British professional rugby union player who currently plays for the Newport Gwent Dragons in the Pro12. He has also represented Wales at international level, having won the Grand Slam in 2008 and 2012. Ryan Jones was born in Newport, Wales, on 13 March 1981. He attended St Joseph's Roman Catholic High School in Newport, and went on to study at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. Jones began his professional rugby career with Newport RFC in 2001, and went on to play for the Ospreys in 2003. He made his international debut for Wales in 2004, and was part of the Grand Slam-winning team in 2008 and 2012. In 2013, Jones joined the Newport Gwent Dragons, and has since become a key player for the team. He has also captained the side on several occasions. Off the field, Jones is an ambassador for the Welsh Rugby Union, and is also involved in charity work. He is a patron of the charity, 'Help for Heroes', and has also been involved in fundraising for the 'Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust'.

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Age 42 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 13 March 1981
Birthday 13 March
Birthplace Newport, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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At 42 years old, Ryan Jones height is 1.96 m and Weight 114 kg.

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His wife is Ailsa Jones (m. 2009)

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Jones retired from rugby in 2015 on medical advice following a reoccurring shoulder injury.


Jones started his club career with Newport RFC making just one appearance as a replacement for Alix Popham versus Bridgend in May 1999. After leaving Newport he made 12 appearances for Bridgend RFC, before moving on to the Celtic Warriors at the start of regional rugby in 2003. In 2004, when the Celtic Warriors were disbanded he was offered a contract with the Ospreys, who went on to win the Celtic League in 2004–05 and its replacement, the Celtic League in 2006–07. Jones was appointed captain of the Ospreys at the start of the 2007–08 season and under his captaincy the team went on to win the Anglo-Welsh Cup in 2007–08, beating Leicester Tigers in the final at Twickenham and the Magners League for the third time in 2009–10, beating Leinster at the RDS Arena in Dublin in the play-off final. He was succeeded as captain by his Wales and British Lions colleague Alun-Wyn Jones at the start of the 2010–11 season. On 24 March 2014, Jones signed for English club Bristol Rugby, who compete in the RFU Championship, on a two-year contract from the 2014-15 season.


Jones featured in all 5 of Wales' 2012 Six Nations matches, starting 2, as he and the team secured a third Grand Slam in seven years. He also featured heavily in the following years championship, captaining Wales in three of the five games, only missing the final 30-3 defeat of England through injury, as Wales defended their championship title.

Jones held the record as Wales most capped captain by overtaking the record of 28 caps held by Ieuan Evans on 16 November 2012 versus Samoa. Jones' record of 33 caps as captain was surpassed by Sam Warburton on 14 March 2015.


In April 2009, Jones was omitted from the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa. He was subsequently called up to join the squad on 9 June after Stephen Ferris pulled out with a knee injury, however within days of arriving in South Africa he was declared unfit by the Lions medical team due to head injuries he had sustained in a previous Wales test match.

Jones was named captain of the Welsh team for the Autumn internationals in 2009, when the side faced New Zealand, Samoa, Argentina and Australia.

On 11 July 2009, he married his longtime girlfriend Ailsa, a Sports Therapist at Swansea City A.F.C..


In January 2008, Jones was appointed captain of Wales by new coach Warren Gatland. In his first Six Nations tournament as captain, he led his team to a second Grand Slam in four years.

In November 2008, Ryan Jones and Shane Williams became the first Welsh players to be nominated in a group of five players for the IRB International Player of the Year award, first awarded in 2001. Shane Williams was duly selected as the 2008 International Player of the Year.


Many supporters were surprised when he was not initially selected for the 44-man squad for the 2005 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. He was later called up as a replacement for the injured Simon Taylor. After his performance in the 30–19 win over Otago he was selected for the squad for the first test. He came on as a replacement and went on to start in the final two tests.


Jones made his international debut for Wales against South Africa in November 2004. He featured in Wales' 2005 Grand Slam-winning side.


Ryan Jones studied at UWIC, now Cardiff Metropolitan University gaining a BSc (Hons) from 1999 to 2002. He played over a 100 games for UWIC RFC and captained the 1st's in his last year. Ryan said of the University: "I was a student at Cardiff Met's Cyncoed Campus for three years. I was really inspired by the ethos of sporting excellence and University rugby was the springboard for my international career” Ryan met his wife Alisa Jones at Cardiff Metropolitan University and was made an Honorary Fellow of the University in 2008.


Ryan Paul Jones (born 13 March 1981 in Newport) is a former Wales international rugby union player who played at number eight, blindside flanker or second row. He has been involved in three Grand Slam wins, in 2005, as captain in 2008, and 2012. He is one of a small group of Welsh players to have won three Grand Slams including Gerald Davies,Gareth Edwards, JPR Williams, Adam Jones, Gethin Jenkins and Alun Wyn Jones.