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
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
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 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3