|Full name||Rodney Howell Palmer|
24 November 1907|
Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire, England
|Died||24 April 1987
Newbury, Berkshire, England
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||22 May 1929 Cambridge University v Essex|
|Last First-class||5 August 1933 Hampshire v Kent|
Source: CricketArchive, 17 May 2008
Rodney Howell Palmer (24 November 1907 – 24 April 1987) was an English cricketer. A right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler, he played for Hampshire County Cricket Club between 1930 and 1933. He also played first-class cricket for Cambridge University and minor counties cricket for Berkshire in addition to representing the Egypt national cricket team.
Born in Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hampshire in 1907, Rodney Palmer's cricket career started with Berkshire, who he played for in the Minor Counties Championship in 1928 and 1929. He made his first-class debut for Cambridge University against Essex in the 1929 English cricket season.
He made his debut for Hampshire the following season, playing a County Championship match against Kent in Southampton. He returned to the Hampshire side for two County Championship matches against Yorkshire and Kent in the 1933 season but did not play first-class cricket again. He failed to score a single run during his four first-class matches.