Robin Sowden-Taylor

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Robin Sowden-Taylor
Full name Robin Sowden-Taylor
Date of birth (1982-06-09) 9 June 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
Notable relative(s) Ceri (sister)
Occupation(s) Rugby player
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Cardiff Blues
Correct as of 27 November 2009
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005-2009 Wales 8 ((0))
Correct as of 27 November 2009
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2006 Wales 2006 Commonwealth Games
Correct as of 28 January 2007

Robin Sowden-Taylor (born 9 June 1982) is a Welsh international rugby player.

Sowden-Taylor won his first Wales cap in the win over Italy in 2005 as part of the squad that won the Grand Slam that year. He was also a member of the 2008 Grand Slam winning squad.[1]

In the Summer of 2010, Sowden-Taylor left the Cardiff Blues and joined their regional rivals, the Newport Gwent Dragons, despite being heavily linked with the Sale Sharks.

In January 2011 Sowden-Taylor announced his retirement from rugby at the age of 28.[2]


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