Position: Back Row
Education: Westhill Boys School, Bath.
Honours: Captain of Somerset County XV 1980-81.Robbie made 42 appearances for the County.
Debut game: 7th February 1970 v Rosslyn Park
Final game: 6th December 1986 v London Scottish
Number of Appearances: 441
Started his adult rugby career with Walcot Old Boys RFC where he played as a scrum half. Converted to the Back Row when he joined Bath. Robbie was a hard uncompromising forward who was never afraid to put his body on the line.
Brother of William “Bill” Lye.