Chris Jones " Rugby " Sport Signed Cards Autograph £8.00
This is an In Person signed white card 6" x 4" by the England Rugby Union footballer obtained when with Sale Sharks.
Christopher Michael Jones (born 24 June 1980 in Manchester) is an English rugby union footballer. He plays as a lock or flanker for The Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. His rugby union career blossomed at Stockport Grammar School. He went on to take a Business Studies course at Sheffield Hallam University and was two years into it when Sale Sharks invited him to join them. He played for Cheshire at U18 and U20 level, then briefly with Fylde before joining Sale Sharks. He made a startling rise to the England Sevens squad, and was nominated for the 2003 PRA Young Player of the Year Award. He was part of the England A team that beat France A, Scotland A and Italy A in their 2003 Six Nations and also went on the unbeaten England tour to North America and Japan that year. He played for England in the uncapped match against the Barbarians at Twickenham in May 2003. His outstanding Line-out jumping has made him a constant threat to other Premiership teams, while a series of long range tries for Sale Sharks has underlined his athletic capabilities. The year 2004 marked another leap forward. He was called up to the senior team by then head coach Clive Woodward from the start of the Six Nations. He came off the bench against Italy for his debut cap and promptly scored a try. This earned him a starting position against Scotland as a flanker and again against Wales from where he continued to impress. He was selected for the 2004 Summer tour, starting against the All Blacks in Dunedin in the first Test. Sale Sharks director of rugby Kingsley Jones referred to him as 'the most hard done-by player in England' after he was hardly used during the 2005 Autumn test series. Jones went on to collect more caps on the 2006 Summer tour of Australia and 2007 Summer tour of South Africa. Jones was awarded Player of the year for Sale sharks in 2006, the year Sale won the premiership and again in 2008.