Bird Steve

by Geoff Pillinger/Mike Curling
Player Steve Bird

Steve Bird

Position: Centre or Fly Half

Born: 8th July 1954

Height: 5′ 9″

Weight: 11st 7lb

Education: St Brendan’s College Bristol and Royal Holloway College, University of London

Achievements: Captain Royal Holloway College 1st XV, Chairman Avon RFC for 14 years.


Debut game: 7th May 1977 v Libournes

Final game: 8th May 1977 v Begles

Number of Appearances: 2

Career details:

Steve joined Bath in 1976 from Avon RFC along with brother Chris and was later joined by younger brother Paul.

His career at Bath finished through injury in 1983 although he later played some junior rugby again at Avon on a less serious level before becoming its Chairman a position he still holds.

Steve enjoyed some great times at Bath, touring to Bordeaux and Florida as part of the 1st team squad and to Guernsey with the Spartans and also experiencing some fierce memorable battles “over the bridge” in the Welsh valleys.

Has recently written a very comprehensive history of the first 90 years of Avon Rugby Club.




This page was added on 02/09/2014.

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