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Barbarian Men

Michael (Roland) Steele-Bodger

Flanker

12

Matches

6

Points

Country

England

Playing Record

Games
31 Jan 1948
National Stadium
Barbarians
9
6
Australia XV
05 Apr 1947
National Stadium
Cardiff
3
0
Barbarians
28 Feb 1946
Franklin's Gardens
East Midlands
6
20
Barbarians
03 Mar 1949
Goldington Road
East Midlands
11
24
Barbarians
26 Dec 1947
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
10
15
Barbarians
27 Dec 1946
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
3
8
Barbarians
28 Dec 1948
Welford Road
Leicester Tigers
9
8
Barbarians
19 Apr 1949
Rodney Parade
Newport
5
6
Barbarians
08 Apr 1947
Rodney Parade
Newport
3
19
Barbarians
15 Apr 1949
Recreation Ground
Penarth
11
14
Barbarians
19 Apr 1946
Recreation Ground
Penarth
6
27
Barbarians
22 Apr 1946
St Helen's
Swansea
6
11
Barbarians
Statistics
12 Games Played
7 Wins
5 Losses
6 Points

Michael (Roland) Steele-Bodger

Michael Roland Steele-Bodger was born on 4 September 1925. He was educated at Rugby School and the universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. He played for Cambridge in the Varsity matches of 1945 and 1946, the latter as captain. A dynamic wing-forward, he played for England in three Victory internationals in 1946 before winning the first of nine consecutive full caps the following year. A member of the Harlequins and Moseley clubs, his 13 appearances for the Barbarians included the pioneering fixture against Australia in 1948 when he scored the opening try in a 9-6 victory. He has also been on the committee since 1946 and became president in 1988.

Player Records, Fixtures & Results

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