Rob Appleyard

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Rob Appleyard
Full name Robert Charles A. Appleyard
Date of birth (1972-12-09) 9 December 1972 (age 44)
Place of birth Haverfordwest, Wales
Height 6.20 ft (1.89 m)
Weight 16.1 st (102 kg)
School Pembroke Comprehensive
University Neath Tertiary College
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team retired
Playing career
Position Flanker
Youth clubs
Years Club / team    
  Pembroke RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)

Swansea RFC
Sale Sharks
Cardiff RFC
Barbarian F.C.
Correct as of 25 June 2014
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1997-1998 Wales Wales 9 (0)

Robert Charles Appleyard (born 9 December 1972)[1] is a former Wales international rugby union player. A flanker, he played club rugby for Swansea RFC and Cardiff RFC. He was assistant coach to the Wales national under-20 rugby union team for the 2008 Junior Rugby World Cup.[2] He is currently an agent for James Grant.

In June 2011 he was appointed full-time defence coach to Newport Gwent Dragons[3]