|Full name||Robin Coverdale|
|Nickname||Bob, Mayor of Dunswell|
|Born||October→December 1928 (age 88–89)
Sculcoates district, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, England
Robin "Bob" Coverdale (birth registered October→December 1928 (age 88–89)) birth registered in Sculcoates district, is an English professional Rugby League World Cup winning footballer of the 1950s, and 1960s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Hull, Wakefield Trinity, and Hull Kingston Rovers, as a prop, i.e. number 8 or 10, during the era of contested scrums.
Bob Coverdale played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in all four of Great Britain's 1954 Rugby League World Cup matches, including Great Britain’s 16-12 victory over France in the 1954 Rugby League World Cup Final at Parc des Princes, Paris on Saturday 13 November 1954.
County Cup Final appearances
Bob Coverdale played in Hull's 2-7 defeat by Bradford Northern in the 1953 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1953–54 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 31 October 1953, the 14-22 defeat by Halifax in the 1954 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1954–55 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 23 October 1954, the 10-10 draw with Halifax in the 1955 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1955–56 season at Headingley Rugby Stadium, Leeds on Saturday 22 October 1955, and the 0-7 defeat by Halifax in the 1955 Yorkshire County Cup Final replay during the 1955–56 season at Odsal Stadium, Bradford on Wednesday 2 November 1955.
The 'www.hullfc.com' websites states that Bob Coverdale was at Hull between 1951…57, however 'Lindley, John (1960). Dreadnoughts - A HISTORY OF Wakefield Trinity F. C. 1873 - 1960' states that he was at Wakefield Trinity between 1956…58.