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Rob Valentine (rugby)

For other people of the same name, see Robert Valentine.
For the Lord Mayor of the City of Hobart local government area, in the State of Tasmania, Australia, see Rob Valentine.
Rob A. Valentine
Personal information
Full name Rob A. Valentine
Nickname Bob
Born 1941 (age 72–73)
Hawick, Scotland
Playing information
Rugby union
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1963–63 Hawick RFC
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1963 South of Scotland 8
Rugby league
Position Second-row, Loose forward/Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1963–70 Huddersfield
1970–73 Wakefield Trinity
1973–75 Keighley
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1967 Great Britain ≥1
1975 Other Nationalities ≥1

Rob A. Valentine is a Scottish rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1960s and '70s, and coach of the 1970s, playing representative level rugby union (RU) for South of Scotland, and at club level for Hawick RFC, at playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Great Britain, and Other Nationalities, and at club level for Huddersfield, Wakefield Trinity, and Keighley, as a Second-row, or Loose forward/Lock, i.e. number 11 or 12, or 13, and coaching at club level rugby league (RL) for Britannia Works in 1975 in Huddersfield's Pennine League, and formed the Huddersfield colts team in 1976.


Rob Valentine is the younger brother of Dave Valentine, who played both rugby union for Scotland, and rugby league for the Great Britain including being the 1954 Rugby League World Cup winning Captain, and the Scotland rugby union footballer, Alec Valentine.


External links

  • Statistics at
  • Statistics at
  • Blast from the Past: 1963: It's Valentine's Day in mid-November!
  • Scotland Rugby League International Honours Board
  • Hawick Wanderers Internationalists
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