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Robin Copeland
Robin Copeland

Senior Debut: v Benetton Treviso, September 2014, Stadio Monigo

Heineken Cup Debut: v Saracens, October 2014, Thomond Park

Previous Clubs:  Rotherham Titans, Cardiff Blues

School: Kilkenny College

Honours: Irish Wolfhounds, Emerging Ireland, Ireland.

Twitter: @robocopey

Copeland is a former Leinster Academy and St Mary’s College player.  Having joined Cardiff Blues in 2012, he went on to make 53 appearances for the team, scoring 8 tries along the way. 

Was named in the preliminary 44-man squad for the 2014 Six Nations Championship.  He made his debut for Ireland Wolfhounds when he started in their friendly against England Saxons on January 25th 2014.

Copeland was also named in Ireland's 34-man squad for the opening two fixtures of the 2014 Six Nations Championship.

The Wexfordman joins the province on a two year contract commencing in July 2014.

Played in Emerging Ireland’s 2014 Nations Cup winning campaign and was awarded Player of the Tournament.

Made his first Munster appearance against London Irish in the SEAT Challenge at the Waterford RSC, August 2014.

Copeland made his competitve debut against Benetton Treviso in the Guinness PRO12 at the Stadio Monigo, September 2014, and scored his first try for Munster in an away PRO12 win over Leinster at the AVIVA Stadium that October.

Made his Champions Cup debut against Saracens in October 2014 at Thomond Park, and went on to make his Ireland debut against Georgia at the Aviva in November '14.

Injured his shoulder against Leinster in Thomond Park on St. Stephen's Day and spent the next month rehabbing before it was confirmed the player required surgery and he underwent a stabilisation procedure in mid-February ruling him out for the remainder of the 2014/15 season.

Made a return for the 2015/16 season and signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2018.

Featuring in 27 of Munster's 28 competitive games, Copeland made the most appearances in 2015/16, scoring 3 tries.

DOB23rd Oct 1987
BirthplaceWexford, Ireland
Height1.96 m (6' 5")
Weight112 kg (17 st 8 lb)
PositionBack Row
HonoursIreland (1 caps)
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
05/09/2015
Benetton Treviso







26
13/09/2015
Ospreys







64
02/10/2015
Glasgow Warriors







23
17/10/2015
Cardiff Blues







9
23/10/2015
Scarlets







73
30/10/2015
Ulster Rugby
1





5
80
07/11/2015
Edinburgh Rugby







9
14/11/2015
Benetton Treviso







23
28/11/2015
Connacht Rugby







80
06/12/2015
Newport Gwent Dragons







80
12/12/2015
Leicester Tigers







80
20/12/2015
Leicester Tigers







80
27/12/2015
Leinster Rugby
1





5
80
02/01/2016
Ulster Rugby







34
09/01/2016
Stade Francais Paris







80
16/01/2016
Stade Francais Paris







11
24/01/2016
Benetton Treviso







16
30/01/2016
Zebre Rugby







80
14/02/2016
Ospreys
1





5
80
19/02/2016
Glasgow Warriors







20
28/02/2016
Benetton Treviso







58
05/03/2016
Newport Gwent Dragons







28
18/03/2016
Cardiff Blues







54
02/04/2016
Leinster Rugby







43
16/04/2016
Connacht Rugby







23
29/04/2016
Edinburgh Rugby







17
07/05/2016
Scarlets







18
Total Played 27 3
0
0
0
1
0
15
1269
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2015-2016 - European Rugby Champions Cup
Munster Rugby
3 +3







2015-2016 - Guinness PRO12
Munster Rugby
11 +10
3



1

15
2015-2016 Total

14 +13
3



1

15
2014-2015 - European Rugby Champions Cup
Munster Rugby
0 +2







2014-2015 - Guinness PRO12
Munster Rugby
8 +1
4





20
2014-2015 Total

8 +3
4





20
Total - European Rugby Champions Cup

3 +5







Total - Guinness PRO12

19 +11
7



1

35
Total

22 +16
7
0
0
0
1
0
35
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