Kevin Hopkins

Kevin Hopkins

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 29/09/1961 (56)
Place Of Birth Cwmllynfell
Height 178cm / 5' 10"
Weight 76kg / 11st 13lbs

Kevin Hopkins born September 29th 1961 in Cwmllynfell. Former UWIC, Ystradgynlais & Neath player he joined Cardiff (from Swansea) in 1984/85 playing eleven times and returning to Swansea before the end of the season. In the 1988/9 season he again played a handful of games for the Blue & Blacks. He gained seven Welsh caps,making his debut against England in April 85. He also represented the Barbarians, Wales B, Wales U19s.
In 2004 he was appointed backs coach of Aberavon after taking a year out and spells at Swansea & Ebbw Vale. In 2006 he was appointed director of rugby at the Ospreys.  

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1984/1985 11 9 0 2 6 0 0 0 24  
  1988/1989 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4  
  Total 13 10 0 3 7 0 0 0 28  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1984 Glamorgan Wanderers CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  08/09/1984 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 13  
  15/09/1984 Coventry CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 0  
  19/09/1984 Penarth CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 64 - 3  
  26/09/1984 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 15  
  06/10/1984 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 3  
  10/10/1984 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 9  
  27/10/1984 Harlequins CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 25 - 15  
  31/10/1984 Newbridge CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 12  
  02/02/1985 Ebbw Vale CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 44 - 13  
  27/02/1985 South Glamorgan Institute CE 2 0 0 0 8 W 27 - 9  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/11/1988 Leicester Tigers CE 1 0 0 0 4 W 26 - 24  
  09/11/1988 Oxford University CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 20  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 7 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Cardiff - Neath - Swansea - Ystradgynlais -
Education: - Maesydderwen Comprehensive School - South Glamorgan Institute -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales - Wales B - Wales Schools - Wales U19 -

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