[Article 9411]Vale Doug JONES


  – 2019

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.

Death notice from North Newcastle club plus club badge

1957 photo taken at Passmore Oval with Jack Mantle and Alwyn Slade

Note: Jack Mantle also played for Wests.

1957 phto Jack action shot Northern Subs v South Newcastle

Story and photo of Doug winning the Agland Trophy

1957 Bert Agland award

Story of Doug winning the Agland Trophy.

The Wests Years.

1958 — 1960.


1958 feb story preseason smh 4 new importes

1958 story about doug rln

1958 march story young newcastle forwrd smh

1958 april new men smh

1958 Wests v Souths program

1958 june wests v souths Wests 53 Souths 8 @ PP game report

1958 june story in rln doug scoring try @ scg

1958 photo semi final

Grand Final Week 1958.

1958 cricket photo small with writing

Doug as wicketkeeper at Ashfield Park.

1958 photo with 4 others dimond, malome etc

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.

1950 gf team

1950 gf west v stg.

St George 20  beat  Wests 9.



Doug is first from the right middle row.


1959 1st first grade game program

One of Dougs First Grade games in 1959.


1960 doug scores 2 tries smh

Doug scored two tries in this high scoring game.

1960 wests noths program

Wests 35    beat   North Sydney 24.

Doug played in the Reserve Grade semi – final in 1960.

1960 reserve grade semi final Wests v Balmain

Also the Grand Final.

1960 reserve grade final Wests 7 manly 8

Wests 8 beaten by Manly 9.

photo of doug close up

Vale Doug Jones.

Doug Jones or Jumbo Jones to his mates also flew planes it appears…….see below.

 2007 jumbo plane photo

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