Bob Beardmore

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Robert Beardmore
Personal information
Nickname Bob
Born April→June 1960 (age 55–56)
Pontefract district
Playing information
Position Scrum-half/Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1978–89 Castleford 293 99 518 9 1397
1989–91 Leigh
Total 293 99 518 9 1397
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Robert "Bob" Beardmore (April→June 1960 (age 55–56)[1]) birth registered in Pontefract district, is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, playing at club level for Castleford, and Leigh, as a Scrum-half/Halfback, i.e. number 7.

Playing career[edit]

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Bob Beardmore played Scrum-half/Halfback, scored a try and a drop goal, and won the Lance Todd Trophy in Castleford's 15-14 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1986 Challenge Cup final during the 1985–86 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 3 May 1986.[2]

County Cup final appearances[edit]

Bob Beardmore played Scrum-half/Halfback in Castleford's 10-5 victory over Bradford Northern in the 1981 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1981–82 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 3 October 1981, played Scrum-half/Halfback, and scored a conversion in the 2-13 defeat by Hull in the 1983 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1983–84 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 15 October 1983, played Scrum-half/Halfback, and scored a try and 2-conversions in the 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1985 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1985–86 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985, played Scrum-half/Halfback, and scored a drop goal in the 31-24 victory over Hull in the 1986 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 11 October 1986, played as an Interchange/Substitute, i.e. number 14, (replacing Prop Alan Shillito) in the 12-12 draw with Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1987–88 season at Headingley Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 17 October 1987, played Scrum-half/Halfback in the 2-11 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire Cup final replay during the 1987–88 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1987, and played Scrum-half/Halfback, in the 12-33 defeat by Leeds in the 1988 Yorkshire Cup final during the 1988–89 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 16 October 1988.

Testimonial match[edit]

Bob Beardmore's Testimonial match at Castleford took place in 1988.

Career records[edit]

Bob Beardmore's holds Castleford's "Most Points in a Season" record with 334-points scored in the 1983–84 Rugby Football League season.[3]

Honoured at Castleford Tigers[edit]

Bob Beardmore is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[4]

Genealogical information[edit]

Bob Beardmore is the twin brother of the rugby league footballer, Kevin Beardmore, and the younger brother of Kenneth Beardmore, and Janet Beardmore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sat 3rd May 1986 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 82,134". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Records - All Time - Season Records". castigers.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 

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