Harry Jones brings leadership and experience to the men’s national team as he shares captain duties with Nathan Hirayama. Jones has played 300 matches on the World Rugby Sevens Series and scored more than 730 points. He suited up for Canada at the 2014 and 2018 Commonwealth Games as well as the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens. In 2015, he helped Canada win gold at the Pan American Games in Toronto and was also on the 15s squad that competed at the Rugby World Cup in England. 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.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT HARRY
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, camping, fishing, real estate… Earned his Bachelor of Commerce from UBC in 2012 and his Diploma in Urban Land Economics from UBC in 2014, followed by a Bachelor of Business in Real Estate at UBC… Odds and Ends: Nickname is H… Collects his flight ticket stubs for a future project and all the passes from the tournaments he’s been part of… Favourite motto: “Nothing beats hard work”…
Notable International Results
Pan American Games: 2015 – GOLD
Sevens World Cup: 2013 – plate winners (9th)
Commonwealth Games: 2018 – pool round; 2014 – 9th place