Terence Robbins, rugby league footballer, Died at 81


Terence “Terry” R. Robbins was born on July 28, 1934, and died on November 17, 2015.

Born in Merthyr Tydfil (birth registered in Swansea district), he was a Welsh rugby union and professional rugby league footballer of the 1950s and ’60s, playing club level rugby union (RU) for Swansea RFC, and playing representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Bramley, as a Second-row, i.e. number 11 or 12.

Terence won a cap for Wales (RL) while at Bramley in 1963 against France.

He was the Landlord in the Leeds pubs; Fforde Greene, Roundhay Road, Harehills, the Compton Arms, Harehills, the Kings Arms, Meanwood Road, and the Welcome Inn,

Tinshill which was the home of West Park, Old Boys RUFC (later named West Park Bramhope RUFC, and now named West Park Leeds RUFC.

Robbins passed away at age 81 in November 2015.