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Barbarian Men

Victor George Roberts

Flanker

13

Matches

6

Points

Country

England

Playing Record

Games
26 Jan 1952
National Stadium
Barbarians
3
17
South Africa XV (non-cap)
01 Mar 1956
Franklin's Gardens
East Midlands
11
25
Barbarians
30 Mar 1948
Rodney Parade
Newport
5
3
Barbarians
23 Apr 1957
Rodney Parade
Newport
5
8
Barbarians
03 Apr 1956
Rodney Parade
Newport
14
3
Barbarians
08 Apr 1947
Rodney Parade
Newport
3
19
Barbarians
23 Mar 1951
Recreation Ground
Penarth
0
16
Barbarians
26 Mar 1948
Recreation Ground
Penarth
7
12
Barbarians
15 Apr 1949
Recreation Ground
Penarth
11
14
Barbarians
19 Apr 1957
Recreation Ground
Penarth
15
28
Barbarians
04 Apr 1947
Recreation Ground
Penarth
10
36
Barbarians
26 Mar 1951
St Helen's
Swansea
9
17
Barbarians
18 Apr 1949
St Helen's
Swansea
3
10
Barbarians
Statistics
13 Games Played
8 Wins
5 Losses
6 Points

Victor George Roberts

Victor George Roberts was born in Penryn, Cornwall,on 6 August 1924 and educated at Falmouth Grammar School. After naval service during World War II he became a Customs & Excise officer. He won the first of his 16 caps at wing-forward for England in 1947 while a member of the Penryn club. He later joined Harlequins and also played briefly for Swansea. He captained England against Wales in 1951. In 1950 he toured Australasia with the British Isles, playing in 12 games and scoring seven tries. Vic Roberts was a distinguished Barbarian, both as a player and committeeman. His 13 matches for the Club included six Easter tours and the game against South Africa in 1952. He captained the Club against Penarth in 1951 and in his final appearance against Newport in 1957. He joined the Committee in 1956/57 and later became vice-president and registrar. He still held those offices when he died on 14 March 2004, aged 79.

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