Wests Player number 564 (1958)
Doug came to Wests from Northern Suburbs in Newcastle in 1958 & stayed until the end of season 1960.
Playing in 28 first grade games in that time.
Note: Jack Mantle also played for Wests.
The Wests Years.
1958 — 1960.
Grand Final Week 1958.
Doug as wicketkeeper at Ashfield Park.
Peter Dimond, Bede Goff, Doug Jones, Don Malone and Bernie Kelly.
The above photo taken at Pratten Park at Wests last training run before the Grand Final.
St George 20 beat Wests 9.
Doug is first from the right middle row.
One of Dougs First Grade games in 1959.
Doug scored two tries in this high scoring game.
Wests 35 beat North Sydney 24.
Doug played in the Reserve Grade semi – final in 1960.
Also the Grand Final.
Wests 8 beaten by Manly 9.
Vale Doug Jones.
Doug Jones or Jumbo Jones to his mates also flew planes it appears…….see below.