Player Profile Page - Tim Rodber






Full Name.Timothy Andrew Keith Rodber
Club.Northampton
Position.Flanker.
Height.6ft 6in (1.98m)
Weight16st 7lb (100kg)
Occupation.Army Officer, Green Howards.
BornRichmond, Yorkshire, 2.7.1969
Former ClubsOxford Old Boys, Petersfield.
International Debut.Scotland 7, England 25, 1992
Five Nations Debut.As Above
Best moment in Rugby.Beating South Africa in the First Test (1994)
Worst Moment in Rugby.Being sent off against Eastern Province (1994)
Most respected opponentDean Richards - (Leicester and England)
Serious InjuriesPopped Ribs
Notable Landmarks in Rugby CareerAppeared in all 12 of Englands games in 1994. He was sent off during the match against Eastern Province for fighting during Englands tour of South Africa. This made him only the second England Player ever to be sent off. He played at number 8 in his first two England matches before being moved to blindside flanker in 1993/94. Secured his place against the Touring All Blacks before a ripped hamstring put him o out of the Calcutta Cup clash. Also represented Northampton in the 1991 Pilkington Cup Final, losing to Harlequins in extra time. Helped England to win the 1993 World Cup Sevens title in Edinburgh 1993 and scored a try against Wales 19.3.94. Also currently captain of Northampton as they storm back towards the First Division and is a possible future England captain.


Back to Rugby Index.


This page has been accessed [an error occurred while processing this directive] times.
Comments and extra info to Alastair + James Kimbell

Revised 13.3.1996