Player

Kevin Hopkins - Centre

Kevin Hopkins
Height178
Weight76
Date Of Birth29/09/1961
Place Of BirthCwmllynfell
EducationSouth Glamorgan Institute, Maesydderwen Comprehensive School
ClubsSwansea, Cardiff, Neath, Ystradgynlais
HonoursWales, Wales B, Wales Schools, Wales RU U19
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
ManagedSwansea, Aberavon, Wales RU U21
Kevin Hopkins was born in September 1961 in Cwmllynfell. A former UWIC, Ystradgynlais and 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 and Blacks. He gained seven Welsh caps, making his debut against England in April 1985 and he also represented the Barbarians, Wales B, and Wales U19s.
In 2004 he was appointed backs coach of Aberavon after taking a year out and also had spells at Swansea and Ebbw Vale before he was appointed director of rugby at the Ospreys in 2006. 
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
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0