Gethin called up for Wales

Our congratulations go to Gethin Jenkins on being added to Wayne Pivac’s coaching team with Wales. For the last couple of years Gethin has been coaching  within the Cardiff Blues academy and Cardiff RFC, following his retirement from playing in 2018.

He has worked with both the age-grade and senior sides at the Arms Park and more recently he has been defence coach for Wales U20.

Thirty-nine year old Jenkins, who is one of Wales’ most decorated former players having amassed 129 caps for his country, won four Six Nations including three Grand Slams and toured with the British & Irish Lions on three occasions, will now link with the national squad on a full-time basis.

Gethin thanked  Cardiff coach Steve Law for giving him the opportunity to experience preparing a team on a week to week basis.

In the Welsh set-up he replaces Cardiff Blues, Wales and Lions legend, Sam Warburton,  who has left his position due to other commitments, as a breakdown and defence specialist.

Viv Jones

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Cardiff 16 13 0 3 396 243 61
Carmarthen Quins 17 10 3 4 372 278 54
Aberavon 16 11 0 5 371 272 53
Llandovery 16 9 2 5 344 285 48
Pontypridd 18 10 0 8 394 376 47
Merthyr 18 8 0 10 362 374 44
RGC 1404 17 8 1 8 409 381 43
Newport 15 7 0 8 294 278 37
Swansea 17 7 0 10 246 292 35
Llanelli 15 6 0 9 293 412 27
Ebbw Vale 17 4 2 11 283 351 27
Bridgend Ravens 18 3 0 15 271 493 19