Garin Jenkins

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Garin Jenkins
Full name Garin Richard Jenkins
Date of birth (1966-08-18) 18 August 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Ynysybwl, Wales
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
Occupation(s) Commentator; public speaker; preacher
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1991-2002 Wales 58 ((10))
Official website

Garin Jenkins (born 18 August 1966 in Ynysybwl)[1] 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.[2]

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 lives in Ynysybwl with his wife and children.


  1. ^ Garin 'Gary' Jenkins player profile
  2. ^ "Welsh rugby's 50 hardest men". 14 November 2010. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 

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