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 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 24 10 1 13 488 454 56
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 24 6 1 17 450 620 35
Cross Keys 22 5 1 16 452 681 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 23 1 0 22 335 905 3