Chris Jones rugby player
Chris Jones rugby player

Chris Jones

24th Jun 1980 1.98m/111kg No 5 Lock

Sleightholme named Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for March

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints winger Ollie Sleightholme has been voted as March’s Gallagher Player of the Month. The 24-year-old won 57% of the vote in the public poll and beat Bristol...

A look at the Champions Cup last 16

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens will aim to get revenge for their record European defeat when they return to Bordeaux Begles in the Investec Champions Cup last 16. The Premiership champions were thrashed 55-15 by...

Lawes voted Gallagher Player of the Month for December

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints flanker Courtney Lawes has been voted as December’s Gallagher Player of the Month, winning 47% of the vote in the public poll ahead of Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Finn...

Andrew Williams boosts new-look Board

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most successful and longest-serving CEOs in the FTSE 100 of the past two decades, Cardiff-born Andrew Williams, will shortly be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director (iNED) to the...

History repeating itself for Sale Sharks class of 06

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mark Cueto spent his entire career with Sharks and scored the opening try when they won their first, and to date only, Premiership title 17 years ago. The England and Lions winger was part of an exceptional...

Five coaches shortlisted for the Premiership Director of Rugby of the Season

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five of the game’s leading coaches have today been announced on the shortlist for this year's London Pride Director of Rugby of the Season.   The quintet includes a former winner...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

Six Nations 2021: What next for England after defeat against Wales?

3 years ago by BBC Rugby News

BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones explores how England can move on from Six Nations defeats by Scotland and Wales.

Dan du Preez in hot water over shoulder challenge

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks’ bruising forward Dan du Preez has been cited and will appear before a disciplinary panel on Wednesday.   It is alleged that du Preez contravened World Rugby Law 9.12 and struck...

Rugby and concussion: Key questions the sport faces

3 years ago by BBC Rugby News

The BBC's rugby union correspondent Chris Jones answers some of the key questions as the sport faces renewed concerns about the impact of concussion.