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Jonathan Humphreys

Jonathan Humphreys

Forwards coach

Profile Biog
Date of birth 27 February, 1969
Place of birth Bridgend
Playing career Cardiff, Bath
Coaching career Ospreys, Scotland, Glasgow Warriors

Jonathan Humphreys won 35 caps for Wales as a hooker between 1995-2003 and captained his country 19 times.

His international debut came against New Zealand at the 1995 World Cup and he was also in the 1999 World Cup squad. He played for Wales Students at the 1992 World Cup, Wales A and East Wales and made 240 appearances for Cardiff.

He played in the inaugural Heineken Cup final at the Arms Park in 1996, helped the Blue & Blacks win the Heineken League in 1994-95 and the inaugural Welsh-Scottish League crown in 1999-00. He was also in the Cardiff sides that won the WRU Challenge Cup in 1994 and 1997.

After 13 seasons at Cardiff he joined Bath in 2002 and went on to make 59 appearances for the English club. He launched his coaching career at the Ospreys in 2005 and spent eight years in charge of the forwards at the Liberty Stadium. In that time the Ospreys won the Celtic League title three times and the EDF Energy Cup.

He moved to Scotland in 2013, where he was forwards coach working under Vern Cotter. He spent four years in the role, attending a third World Cu point 2015, before linking up with another Kiwi coach, Dave Rennie, as forwards coach at Glasgow Warriors in 2017, helping them to reach the semi-finals and final of the Guinness PRO14.

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Neil Jenkins

Skills Coach

Huw Bennett

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

John Ashby

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach / Nutritional Support

Ryan Chambers

Sport Scientist: Wales

Jon Williams

National Team Nutritionist

Rhodri Bown

WRU Head of Performance Analysis

Andrew Hughes

Performance Analyst

Prav Mathema

National Medical Manager

Dr Geoff Davies

WRU National Team Doctor

Mark Davies


Caroline Morgan

National Squad PA

John Rowlands

Baggage Master, Technical & Equipment Support

Luke Broadley

National Squad Media Manager

Lucy Kember

Soft Tissue Therapist

Marc Kinnaird

Performance Analyst

Gareth Williams

Head Coach: Wales U20

Eifion Roberts


Adam Fuge


Geraint Lewis

Skills Coach

Chris Horsman

Skills Coach

Patrick Moran


Hannah John

Team Manager

Lyn Howell

Team Manager

Rhodri Williams

Conditioner: Wales U20

Richard Kelly

Forwards Coach

Chris Edwards


Chris Berry


Ben Warburton


Darren Joy

Team Manager

Julian Widowson


Gareth Wyatt

Backs coach

Paul Stridgeon

Head of Physical Performance

Chris Conway

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Ciaran Miller


Matt O'Brien

Assistant Attack Coach

Will Cusack


John Miles

Senior Physiotherapist

Sam Jones


Hanlie Fouche

Soft tissue therapist

Stephen Jones

Attack coach

Wayne Pivac

Head Coach

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Forwards coach

Byron Hayward

Defence coach

Darren Edwards

Head coach

Martyn Williams

Team Manager

Dale Thomas

Mental Skills Coach

Todd Taylor

Performance Analyst

Richard Fussell

Backs coach

Owain Binding

Assistant Physio

Gethin Jenkins

Defence coach

Liam Thomas

S & C

Ciaran Miller

S & C

Gethin Jenkins

Technical coach for breakdown/defence

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