Bob Beardmore

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Robert Beardmore
Personal information
Born (1960-06-21) 21 June 1960 (age 59)
Pontefract district, England
Playing information
PositionScrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1978–89 Castleford 293 99 518 9 1397
1989–91 Leigh 42 16 20 0 104
Total 335 115 538 9 1501
Source: [1]

Robert "Bob" Beardmore (born 21 June 1960[2]) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. He played at club level for Castleford and Leigh (Heritage № 999), as a goal-kicking scrum-half, i.e. number 7.

Background[edit]

Bob Beardmore's birth was registered in Pontefract district, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Challenge Cup Final appearances[edit]

Bob Beardmore played scrum-half, 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.[3]

County Cup Final appearances[edit]

Bob Beardmore played scrum-half in Castleford's 10-5 victory over Bradford Northern in the 1981 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1981–82 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 3 October 1981, played scrum-half, and scored a goal in the 2-13 defeat by Hull F.C. in the 1983 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1983–84 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 15 October 1983, played scrum-half, and scored a try, and 2-goals in the 18-22 defeat by Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1985 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1985–86 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 27 October 1985, played scrum-half, and scored a drop goal in the 31-24 victory over Hull F.C. in the 1986 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1986–87 season at Headingley Rugby 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 County Cup Final during the 1987–88 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 17 October 1987, played scrum-half in the 2-11 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1987 Yorkshire County Cup Final replay during the 1987–88 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1987, and played scrum-half, in the 12-33 defeat by Leeds in the 1988 Yorkshire County 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 season.[4]

Honoured at Castleford Tigers[edit]

Bob Beardmore is a Tigers Hall Of Fame Inductee.[5]

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. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Sat 3rd May 1986 - Challenge Cup - Neutral Ground - 82,134". thecastlefordtigers. 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 31 December 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Records - All Time - Season Records". castigers.com. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Hall of Fame at castigers.com". castigers. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009.

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