Rob Appleyard

Rob Appleyard

Position: Back Row

Date Of Birth 09/12/1972 (44)
Place Of Birth Haverfordwest
Height 185cm / 6' 1"
Weight 102kg / 16st

Appleyard was a abrasive flanker in his playing days, know for his hard tackling and not taking a backwards step In one game whilst playing for Sale against Saracens he received a cut on the head which required nine stitches.     

He gained nine representative caps for Wales, making his debut in the victory over Canada in 1997, enjoying one Five Nations Championship. He also represented Wales "A" and the Barbarians whilst domestically his teams included Swansea, Sale, Cardiff RFC & Cardiff Blues.
     
July 2007 Rob Appleyard alongside Wayne Jones was named assistant coach to the Wales U20 side. He is also a national skills coach, based within the Scarlets regional academy.

 

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2001/2002 30 17 1 12 0 0 0 0 0  
  2002/2003 14 6 0 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  2004/2005 17 9 0 8 0 0 0 0 0  
  Total 61 32 1 28 0 0 0 0 0  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2001 Connacht FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/08/2001 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 25  
  29/08/2001 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  01/09/2001 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 49 - 15  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  15/09/2001 Munster FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 51  
  22/09/2001 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  04/11/2001 Glasgow Warriors FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 47  
  24/11/2001 Cambridge University FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 11  
  15/12/2001 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  22/12/2001 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 20  
  29/12/2001 Ebbw Vale FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 22  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  23/02/2002 Aberavon FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  16/03/2002 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  29/03/2002 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 14  
  13/04/2002 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 31  
  17/04/2002 Caerphilly FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  19/04/2002 Edinburgh Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  26/04/2002 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  30/04/2002 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  04/05/2002 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 24  
  07/05/2002 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 47 - 27  
  10/05/2002 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/08/2002 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  24/08/2002 Bath Rugby FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  31/08/2002 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 35 - 44  
  06/09/2002 Connacht FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 23  
  13/09/2002 Border Reivers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 15  
  21/09/2002 Leinster FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 17  
  28/09/2002 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 25  
  05/10/2002 Bridgend Ravens FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 12  
  12/10/2002 Biarritz Olympique PB FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  18/10/2002 Ulster FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 25  
  26/10/2002 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 15  
  07/12/2002 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 25  
  15/12/2002 Northampton Saints FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 31  
  21/12/2002 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  28/08/2004 Bristol Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 38  
  04/09/2004 Pontypridd FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 12  
  15/09/2004 Cross Keys FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 23  
  18/09/2004 Newport Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 33  
  27/11/2004 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 28  
  11/12/2004 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 30  
  18/12/2004 Bargoed FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 15  
  22/01/2005 Bonymaen FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 13  
  02/02/2005 Llanelli FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 15  
  16/02/2005 Llandovery Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 13  
  19/02/2005 Carmarthen Quins FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 17  
  27/02/2005 Newport FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 14 - 22  
  09/03/2005 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 27  
  22/03/2005 Llanharan FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 14  
  02/04/2005 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 16  
  05/04/2005 Newbridge FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 54 - 24  
  04/05/2005 Carmarthen Quins FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 44 - 26  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 9 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Sale Sharks - Cardiff - Pembroke - Swansea -
Education: - Neath Tertiary College - Pembroke Comprehensive School -
Region: - Cardiff Blues -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Wales - Wales A - Wales U19 - Wales U21 -
Services: - British Police -

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