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Ray Hopkins
Wales
Full name Raymond Hopkins
Nickname Chico
Born July 8, 1946, Maesteg
Current age 68 years 21 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Wales
Position Scrum-half

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop GfM Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1970-1971 2 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 100.00
Wales 1970-1970 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
British and Irish Lions 1971-1971 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
Five/Six Nations 1970-1970 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00

Career statistics
Test debut England v Wales at Twickenham, Feb 28, 1970 match details
Last Test New Zealand v British and Irish Lions at Dunedin, Jun 26, 1971 match details
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Profile

Ray 'Chico' Hopkins played once for Wales against England in the 1970 Five Nations. After replacing Gareth Edwards, the scrum-half inspired his side to a famous comeback as they won 17-13.

Behind Edwards in the pecking order, Hopkins then toured New Zealand with the 1971 British and Irish Lions and he featured in the midweek games. He reprised his role as Edwards' replacement in the Dunedin Test as the Lions ran out 9-3 winners.

He played his club rugby for Llanelli, starring in side that beat the touring All Blacks on October 31, 1972 at Stradey Park. He joined Swindon RLFC in 1972.

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