Garin Jenkins

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Garin Jenkins
Full name Garin Richard Jenkins
Date of birth (1966-08-18) 18 August 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth Ynysybwl, Wales
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
Occupation(s) Miner[1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Swansea RFC
Pontypool RFC
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1991-2002 Wales 58 (10)

Garin Jenkins (born in Ynysybwl, 18 August 1966)[2] is a former Wales international rugby union player. He was the most capped Welsh hooker having attained 58 caps until surpassed by Matthew Rees on 14 June 2014.

Jenkins played in the Rugby Union World Cup three times : 1991, 1995 and 1999 and at the time played for Swansea RFC, a club he captained.

Jenkins currently works as a summariser on Radio Wales' sport time programme. He has a wife and two children.


  1. ^ "Welsh rugby's 50 hardest men". 14 November 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Garin Jenkins player profile

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