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Sam Jones 2013/2014

Sam Jones

Born in Aylesbury, Sam Jones started playing rugby at Aylesbury Grammar School and Aylesbury RFC, aged 11 and rose through the ranks of the Wasps Academy system to make his Wasps senior debut in November 2010 against Newport Gwent Dragons, having featured many times for the Wasps 'A' team.

Having represented England at U16 and U18 levels, Sam was a key member of the England U20 side that reached the final of the 2011 Junior World Cup.

As a young developing back-rower Sam was exposed to significant first team action during the 2011/12 season following a number of injuries and despite the difficult circumstances, the youngster shone across the back-row.

Sam was awarded the London Wasps Young Player of the Year award at the end of the 2011/12 season and is the Community's CoacHclass Programme Ambassador.

Last season, Sam made 26 appearances for Wasps. He captained the side and scored a try against Sale Sharks in the last seconds of the game in which London Wasps lost by the narrowest of margins.

Sam was nominated for 'Young Player of the Season' at the end of last season and was selected for the Barbarians squad as one of the two uncapped players alongside fellow Wasps teammate Elliot Daly, topping off a great season from the youngster with a lot more to come.

Away from rugby, Sam balances his professional rugby commitments with a full-time degree in English at King's College London.

Follow Sam on Twitter @sf_jones

Click the squad picture and the action pictures on the left to zoom them.

Recent news stories on Sam Jones:
Date Type Headline
02.07.2014 Club News Jones delighted by JWC win
19.06.2014 Club News Four Wasps in white this weekend
12.06.2014 Club News England name team for 2nd Test v New Zealand
05.06.2014 Club News London Wasps release Carlisle and Pitman
03.06.2014 Club News Wasps announce 2014/15 Academy Roster
02.06.2014 Club News Wasps in action this summer
23.05.2014 Club News Team to play Stade Français
23.05.2014 Club News Wasps confirm players extending contracts
14.05.2014 Club News Awards Dinner a great success
09.05.2014 Club News Team to play Northampton Saints
02.05.2014 Club News Team to play Newcastle Falcons
02.05.2014 Match Report Wasps win 11 try thriller
25.04.2014 Club News Team to play Bath
19.04.2014 Match Report Wasps record bonus point win at The Stinger
18.04.2014 Club News Varndell and Johnson return for The Stinger
16.04.2014 Club News Sport Relief activity in the build-up to The Stinger
11.04.2014 Club News London Wasps team to play Leicester Tigers
06.04.2014 Match Report Wasps soar into European Semi Final
04.04.2014 Club News Team to play Gloucester Rugby
29.03.2014 Club News Wasps fight to the end but come up short
28.03.2014 Club News Team to play Saracens
20.03.2014 Community Community Fever for London Wasps Community Team
20.03.2014 Club News London Wasps team to face Worcester
17.03.2014 Club News London Wasps at the Sport Relief Games
28.02.2014 Club News Team to play Sale Sharks