Jones Changing Stripes


In 2014 Emerald Tigers u18’s and A Grade halfback will be a Tiger next year but not an Emerald one. Eastern Suburb Tigers in Brisbane has picked Connor for the 2014 season and he will be in the u20’s Colts team. The U20 colts team is coming off a Premiership in 2013 and Connor will be hoping to repeat that with Easts.

Connor has a breakout debut season with the A Grade receiving Rookie of the Year for the Central Highlands competition and the Tigers. He also received Man of the Match Honours in his first A Grade semi final after winning a premiership with the U18’s side the previous week. He piled on 18 unanswered points in the first 18 mins against the Emerald Cowboys.

The 4th Emerald Tigers to be picked up by Easts in 3 years he will head down in December to join the colts for pre-season. The Emerald Tigers pride themeselves on the Affiliation that has come with the Brisbane club and creates a direct pathway with higher level Rugby League.

Emerald Tigers would like to wish Connor the best of luck in 2014.