Alun Wyn Jones

The 34-year-old led Wales to Six Nations Grand Slam success.

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Jones was voted player of the championship in the 2019 Six Nations.

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During the World Cup, in which Jones led Wales to the semi-finals, he became his country’s record cap holder.

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Jones was praised for his leadership.

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Former Wales coach Warren Gatland says Jones has consistently improved throughout his career.

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Last year’s Sports Personality winner, cyclist Geraint Thomas, announced Jones’ nomination.

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Away from sport, Jones is a family man with two young children and is also a law graduate.

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“I have a deep relationship with rugby and an innate awareness of who I represent and where I’m from.”

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Only one rugby union player has ever won Sports Personality – England’s Jonny Wilkinson in 2003

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