Rob Howley

Rob Howley

Position: Scrumhalf

Date Of Birth 13/10/1970 (47)
Place Of Birth Bridgend
Height 175cm / 5' 9"
Weight 83kg / 13st 1lbs

Robert Howley iwas considered one of the greatest ever scrum-halves and gained 59 caps for Wales,22 of them as captain. He also gained one cap representing Wales "B" side.

Other numerous honours include representation of Wales at U18, U20 and U21 levels: Wales Students and Wales "A" XV.

Howley began his domestic career  at Bridgend, later moving to Cardiff. He reverted back to Bridgend, and once more moved back to Cardiff before leaving for London Wasps in 2002. However, a serious wrist injury forced him to cut his career short in 2004.

Howley was selected for the 1997 British Lions tour of South Africa, but he was injured. However he did make the 2001 tour to Australia and played in two tests before being injured with a Rib injury.

Following his retirement from playing Rob coached Cardiff / Blues replacing Geraint John in 2005. He is now the attack coach for Wales national team.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1993/1994 6 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
  1996/1997 23 14 1 8 14 0 0 0 70  
  1997/1998 20 13 1 6 6 0 0 0 30  
  1998/1999 18 13 0 5 6 0 0 0 30  
  1999/2000 17 13 1 3 9 0 0 0 45  
  2000/2001 24 17 0 7 3 0 0 0 15  
  2001/2002 18 10 1 7 4 0 0 0 20  
  Total 126 84 4 38 42 0 0 0 210  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/11/1993 Newport SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 3  
  20/11/1993 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 6 - 22  
  01/12/1993 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  05/12/1993 Newbridge Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 3  
  11/12/1993 Dunvant SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 8 - 6  
  18/12/1993 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 6  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  31/08/1996 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 5 L 23 - 49  
  04/09/1996 Pontypridd SH 1 0 0 0 5 L 14 - 24  
  07/09/1996 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 30  
  18/09/1996 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 75 - 17  
  21/09/1996 Newbridge SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 64 - 11  
  28/09/1996 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 25  
  13/10/1996 Wasps SH 2 0 0 0 10 W 26 - 24  
  16/10/1996 Munster SH 3 0 0 0 15 W 48 - 18  
  19/10/1996 Stade Toulousain SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  27/10/1996 Milan SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 41 - 19  
  09/11/1996 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 26  
  16/11/1996 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 19  
  28/12/1996 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 37  
  05/01/1997 CA Brive-Correze SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 26  
  26/02/1997 Scarlets SH 1 0 0 0 5 L 26 - 48  
  29/03/1997 Dunvant Rep 0 0 0 0 0 D 27 - 27  
  01/04/1997 Newport SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 13  
  05/04/1997 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 17  
  13/04/1997 Scarlets SH 3 0 0 0 15 W 36 - 26  
  19/04/1997 Dunvant SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 19  
  26/04/1997 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 26  
  30/04/1997 Bridgend Ravens Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 17  
  03/05/1997 Caerphilly SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 69 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  27/09/1997 Munster SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 32  
  04/10/1997 Harlequins SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 32 - 31  
  11/10/1997 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 6  
  18/10/1997 Bridgend Ravens SH 1 0 0 0 5 D 27 - 27  
  01/11/1997 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 20  
  08/11/1997 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 32  
  13/12/1997 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 31  
  16/12/1997 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 40  
  20/12/1997 Abercarn SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 82 - 14  
  27/12/1997 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 26  
  10/01/1998 Canada SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 22  
  24/01/1998 Newbridge SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 62 - 6  
  31/01/1998 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 50 - 11  
  14/02/1998 Ebbw Vale SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 33 - 18  
  14/03/1998 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 23  
  28/03/1998 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 15  
  18/04/1998 Bridgend Ravens SH 2 0 0 0 10 W 52 - 17  
  25/04/1998 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 0  
  09/05/1998 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 39  
  13/05/1998 Newport SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 61 - 24  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  05/09/1998 Bedford Blues SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 10  
  12/09/1998 Saracens SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 40 - 19  
  26/09/1998 Northampton Saints SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 30 - 19  
  02/10/1998 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 20  
  10/10/1998 Sale Sharks SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 34  
  17/10/1998 London Scottish SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 15  
  20/10/1998 Bath Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 24 - 3  
  26/12/1998 Northampton Saints SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 38  
  02/01/1999 Leicester Tigers SH 2 0 0 0 10 W 29 - 13  
  09/01/1999 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 40 - 19  
  16/01/1999 Saracens SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 36  
  23/01/1999 Wasps SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 10  
  13/02/1999 Bath Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 44  
  27/03/1999 Pontypool SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 26  
  17/04/1999 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 39  
  21/04/1999 London Irish SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 53 - 20  
  24/04/1999 London Scottish Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 15  
  01/05/1999 Richmond SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 96 - 28  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  13/11/1999 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 34 - 25  
  19/11/1999 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  27/11/1999 ASM Clermont Auvergne SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 46  
  11/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  18/12/1999 Benetton Rugby Treviso SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 40 - 16  
  23/12/1999 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 10  
  26/12/1999 Bridgend Ravens SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 43 - 10  
  08/01/2000 ASM Clermont Auvergne SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 5  
  16/01/2000 Harlequins SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 26  
  12/02/2000 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 17  
  26/02/2000 Newport SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 22  
  25/03/2000 Dunvant SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 116 - 0  
  08/04/2000 Edinburgh Rugby SH 2 0 0 0 10 W 51 - 32  
  15/04/2000 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 22  
  21/04/2000 Glasgow Warriors SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 42 - 21  
  29/04/2000 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 34  
  02/05/2000 Neath SH 2 0 0 0 10 W 52 - 27  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  12/08/2000 Leicester Tigers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 17  
  26/08/2000 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 30  
  02/09/2000 Edinburgh Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 80 - 16  
  09/09/2000 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 6  
  16/09/2000 Newport SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 16  
  23/09/2000 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 37 - 33  
  30/09/2000 Glasgow Warriors Rep 1 0 0 0 5 L 26 - 27  
  06/10/2000 Ulster SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 23 - 32  
  14/10/2000 Stade Toulousain SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 17  
  21/10/2000 Saracens SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 32 - 23  
  27/10/2000 Saracens SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 14  
  02/12/2000 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 9  
  05/12/2000 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 18 - 12  
  09/12/2000 Edinburgh Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 29  
  23/12/2000 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  26/12/2000 Newport SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 23 - 16  
  12/01/2001 Ulster SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 42 - 16  
  20/01/2001 Stade Toulousain SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 27 - 38  
  27/01/2001 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 21  
  07/03/2001 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 7 - 12  
  10/03/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 31 - 11  
  24/03/2001 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 21 - 28  
  31/03/2001 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  28/04/2001 Cross Keys Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 57 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  15/09/2001 Munster SH 1 0 0 0 5 L 10 - 51  
  22/09/2001 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  04/11/2001 Glasgow Warriors SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 47  
  22/12/2001 Bridgend Ravens SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 20  
  29/12/2001 Ebbw Vale SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 22  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  09/03/2002 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 16  
  16/03/2002 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  29/03/2002 Newport SH 1 0 0 0 5 W 20 - 14  
  13/04/2002 Pontypridd SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 31  
  17/04/2002 Caerphilly Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 59 28 1 30 10 0 0 0 50  
  British and Irish Lions 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0  

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