Orledge Bob

by Geoff Pillinger/Mike Curling
Player Bob Orledge

Robert Orledge

Position: Second Row

Born: Midsomer Norton

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 16st 8lb

Education: Midsomer Norton Grammar School


Honours: 49 appearances for Somerset County XV. Was travelling reserve for England 8 times and played in 5 England Trials.

Debut game: 4th December 1965 v London Scottish

Final game: 8th May 1971 v Bath & Somerset Police

Number of Appearances: 171

Career details:

Left Bath to play for Bristol. Had played for his “home town” club Midsomer Norton RFC before joining Bath.

Bob spent 25 years in Sales & Marketing with Coates Gaymers & Showerings followed by another 20 years with Seagrams & Guinness.


This page was added on 18/12/2014.

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