Roy Sabine

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Roy Sabine
Personal information
Born England
Playing information
Rugby union
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1962–≥62 "The Dukes"
Rugby league
Position Stand-off/Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1959–≥62 Keighley 175
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Coaching information
Years Team Gms W D L W%
≤1976–≥76 Keighley

Roy Sabine is an English rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1950s and 1960s, and coached rugby league in the 1970s, playing rugby union (RU) for Duke of Wellington's Regiment ("The Dukes"), as a Centre, i.e. number 12 or 13, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Yorkshire, and at club level for Keighley, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, i.e. number 6, and coaching at club level for Keighley. Roy Sabine served as a Private with the Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

Coaching career[edit]

Roy Sabine coached Keighley to the 1976 Challenge Cup semi-final during the 1975–76 season against St. Helens at Fartown Ground, Huddersfield on Saturday 3 April 1976.[1]

Honoured at Keighley Cougars[edit]

Roy Sabine is a Keighley Cougars Hall of Fame inductee, he was inducted in 1999 alongside Len Ward.[2]


  1. ^ Edgar, Harry (2008). Rugby League Journal Annual 2009 [Page-61]. Rugby League Journal Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9548355-4-5
  2. ^ "Tribute paid to legend Ward, 85". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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