Harry Jones captained Canada’s team at the 2009 IRB Junior World Championship in Japan. He also competed for Canada at the Under-17 and Under-19 levels whilst also playing in the Canadian Rugby Championship for the BC Bears. Jones is a stalwart on Canada’s Men’s Sevens Team and played in all nine tournaments during the 2013-14 season before competing at the Commonwealth Games. In the 2014-15 season, Jones played in seven legs and was Canada’s top point scorer with 191. Jones also has 12 test caps to his name, scoring five tries.
Family: Parents Peter and Pauline… Older brothers… Charlie and Ben… Younger sisters Amy, Sophie and Nell… Getting into the Sport: Started playing rugby at age 13… His twin brothers excelled at it so wanted to do what they did… Uncle Cliff Jones was capped for Canada in rugby 15s… Outside Interests: Enjoys hiking, board games, sushi… Earned his Bachelor of Commerce from UBC in 2012 and his Diploma in Urban Land Economics from UBC in 2014… Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business in Real Estate at UBC… Odds and Ends: Nickname is H… Before games, he tapes his right wrist, writes down meaningful names/principles and happy face…Supports Youth Rugby and Recreation Integration Victoria… Good luck charms are bracelets his sister Amy makes for him which represent the people close to him… Always makes sure to enjoy the crowd and atmosphere between games, even if only sitting in the player area of the stands for a few minutes… Has a protein shake while in his ice bath after every game… Collects his flight ticket stubs for a future project and all the passes from the tournaments he’s been part of… Favourite motto: “You play how you train”…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
Men’s Sevens: 2013-14 – 6th place
CWG: 2014 – 9th place
SWC: 2013 – plate winners