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Six Nations Stars: Alun Wyn Jones

A legendary stalwart of the Wales national rugby union team, Alun Wyn Jones has won five Six Nations Championship titles with his country.

We take a look at Wyn Jones' profile and his range of outstanding accomplishments in the sport...

Alun Wyn Jones Profile

 Name Alun Wyn Jones
 Nation Wales
 Place of Birth Swansea
 Age 37
 Club Ospreys
 Position Lock
 Height 6ft 5in
 Weight 117kg
 International Caps 155
 International Points 45

Who is Alun Wyn Jones?

Alun Wyn Jones is a Welsh professional rugby union player. He is the world's most capped international rugby union player with 155 to date, and also holds the record for Wales appearances as captain.

Where is Alun Wyn Jones from?

Wyn Jones hails from Swansea, Wales, with both his father and grandfather former rugby players for Swansea Rugby Football Club. 

Wyn Jones grew up in Mumbles on the western edge of Swansea Bay, originally playing football before switching his focus to rugby at primary school.

How old is Alun Wyn Jones?

Wyn Jones is 37 years old. He was born on 19th September 1985.

What club does Alun Wyn Jones play for?

Wyn Jones currently plays for Ospreys in the United Rugby Championship. Wyn Jones has played for the club since 2005 after joining from hometown team Swansea.

What position does Alun Wyn Jones play?

Wyn Jones plays as a lock for Wales and Ospreys.

Wales stalwart Alun Wyn Jones in action for his country during the Autumn Test match against Australia at the Principality Stadium in November 2022.

Is Alun Wyn Jones captain of Wales?

Wyn Jones captained Wales for several years before being replaced by Dan Biggar in 2022. He also captained the British & Irish Lions on their 2021 tour to South Africa.

Wales manager Warren Gatland has named Ken Owens as team captain ahead of the 2023 Six Nations.

Is Alun Wyn Jones retiring?

At 37 years old, Wyn Jones has made no public suggestion he is ready to retire from professional rugby.

How many tries has Alun Wyn Jones scored?

Wyn Jones has scored nine international tries for Wales, amassing 45 points for his country.

Has Alun Wyn Jones played for the British & Irish Lions?

Wyn Jones has represented the British & Irish Lions a total of 12 times, captaining them for the 2021 tour to South Africa. He is one of only four players to have been selected for four Lions tours - in 2009, 2013, 2017 and 2021.

Wales Six Nations Outright odds

To Win Outright - 14/1
Grand Slam - 40/1
Triple Crown - 12/1
To Finish Bottom - 13/2
Top 2 Finish - 11/2
Bottom 2 Finish - 1/1
Top Point Scoring Nation - 12/1

Odds displayed were correct at the time of writing and are subject to change or withdrawal at any time.

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