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 U19
InvitationalBarbarians
ManagedSwansea, Aberavon, Wales 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
Merthyr 18 15 0 3 534 302 76
Pontypridd 18 14 0 4 638 338 68
Cardiff 18 13 1 4 551 379 67
Ebbw Vale 18 13 1 4 397 292 62
Newport 18 12 0 6 470 430 57
Llandovery 18 11 1 6 506 321 57
Aberavon 17 11 1 5 402 355 53
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 17 9 0 8 444 354 50
Carmarthen Quins 18 9 0 9 394 340 47
Swansea 17 8 0 9 371 349 41
Cross Keys 17 4 1 12 379 562 28
Bridgend Ravens 16 5 0 11 316 424 27
Llanelli 18 4 1 13 337 499 25
Bedwas 17 4 0 13 341 527 23
Bargoed 17 3 0 14 327 574 17
Neath 16 1 0 15 261 622 3