* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 9 Mar 2014.
Gethin Jenkins (born 17 November 1980) is a Wales and British Lions international rugby union player, currently playing for Cardiff Blues. On 9 March 2014 versus England he equalled the the record of Stephen Jones as the most capped Welsh player with 104 caps.
He become the ninth Welshman to win a Heineken Cup with Toulon when he played as a replacement in the final against Clermount Auvergne. Jenkins is only the second Welsh player (along with Rob Howley) to win both European cups, after winning the Amlin Challenge Cup in 2010 with the Cardiff Blues and the Heineken Cup with Toulon in 2013.
In November 2007 he was asked to captain his country against South Africa by Welsh temporary coach Nigel Davies. His reign as captain would last just one game as in December Wales hired Warren Gatland as coach who gave the captaincy to Ryan Jones. However Jenkins kept his place in the squad solidifying himself as number one choice for the #1 jersey.
Jenkins captained Wales against Australia on 28 November 2009 following the withdrawal of regular captain Ryan Jones from the squad due to injury.
He captained Wales in their last game of the 2013 six nations championship in Cardiff. Wales defeated England 30-3 to win the Championship. On 30 November 2013 versus Australia Jenkins became the most capped forward for Wales, surpassing Martyn Williams record of 100 caps.