Gareth Cooper

Gareth Cooper

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 07/05/1979 (38)
Place Of Birth Bridgend
Height 170cm / 5' 7"
Weight 85kg / 13st 5lbs

Gareth Cooper was born in Bridgend and started his rugby career at Pencoed. Cooper played twice for Cardiff before moving to Bath for four seasons. When Regional rugby started in Wales he returned to join the Celtic Warriors - until they disbanded, after only one season. He joined Newport Gwent Dragons from 2004 until 2007 and then to Gloucester. In 2009 he returned to Cardiff Blues, being released by them in 2010 due to a long standing groin injury.

Internationally Gareth Cooper represented Wales Schools, U19s, U21s, Wales A and Wales. Cooper made his full international debut for Wales in 2001 (against Italy) and went with the British and Irish Lions to New Zealand in 2005.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1997/1998 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  1998/1999 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/08/1997 Cross Keys SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 59 - 15  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/10/1998 London Scottish Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 15  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 46 22 0 24 9 0 0 0 45  
  British and Irish Lions 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Bath Rugby - Gloucester Rugby - Cardiff -
Education: - Pencoed Comprehensive School -
Region: - Cardiff Blues - Celtic Warriors - Dragons -
Invitational: - World XV -
Honours: - British and Irish Lions - Wales - Wales A - Wales Schools - Wales U19 - Wales U21 -

Latest News