Roy Sabine

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Roy Sabine
Personal information
Born England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Centre
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1962–≥62 "The Dukes"
Rugby league
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1959–≥62 Keighley 175
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Yorkshire
Coaching information
Club
Years Team Gms W D L W%
≤1976–≥76 Keighley
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Roy Sabine is an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s, and rugby league coach of the 1970s, playing rugby union (RU) for Duke of Wellington's Regiment ("The Dukes"), as a Centre, i.e. number 12 or 13, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Yorkshire, and at club level for Keighley, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6, and coaching at club level for Keighley. Roy Sabine served as a Private with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

Coaching career[edit]

Roy Sabine coached Keighley to the 1975–76 Challenge Cup semi-final against St. Helens at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on 3 April 1976.[1]

Honoured at Keighley Cougars[edit]

Roy Sabine is a Keighley Cougars Hall of Fame inductee, he was inducted in 1999 alongside Len Ward.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edgar, Harry (2008). Rugby League Journal Annual 2009 [Page-61]. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9548355-4-5
  2. ^ "Tribute paid to legend Ward, 85". keighleynews.co.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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