Craig Kopczak

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Craig Kopczak
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Personal information
Nickname Koppy
Born (1986-12-20) 20 December 1986 (age 28)
Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006–12 Bradford 123 11 0 0 44
2008 Halifax (loan) 34 0 0 0 0
2013– Huddersfield 57 5 0 0 20
Total 214 16 0 0 64
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–13 Wales 14 1 0 0 4
As of 18 September 2014
Source: Rugby League Project

Craig Kopczak is a rugby league player who currently plays for Huddersfield and the Wales national rugby league team.

Personal life[edit]

Craig became a first time father of Harvey Andrew Kopczak on 29 October 2011 with wife Victoria. His father passed away sometime in 2012.

Bradford[edit]

Kopczak made his Bradford debut in 2006. He spent at period in 2008 on loan at Halifax, and has since established himself as an important first-team player for Bradford. He scored his first try for the club against St Helens in 2008, and scored his first career hat-trick against Wakefield Trinity in the 4th round of Super League 2011.

Huddersfield[edit]

Kopczak signed a 3 year deal with Huddersfield after he left Bradford.

(For 2014 Super League season highlights, stats and results click on 2014 Super League season results)

Statistics[edit]

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2006 Bradford 2 0 0 0 0
2007 Bradford 4 0 0 0 0
2008 Bradford 17 0 0 0 0
2009 Bradford 26 1 0 0 4
2010 Bradford 29 2 0 0 8
2011 Bradford 28 6 0 0 24
2012 Bradford 17 2 0 0 8
2013 Huddersfield 30 4 0 0 16
2014 Huddersfield 26 1 0 0 4
Total 178 16 0 0 64

Wales[edit]

Although born in England, Craig decided to represent his country of heritage at international level. He made his Wales debut in 2007, and scored his first Wales try in a match against England in 2009.[1][2]

He featured for Wales in the 2011 Four Nations. He was Wales player of the tournament during the Four Nations, whilst also winning Bradford's Player of the Year 2011.

He captained Wales in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

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