Roberts John

by Peter Hall and Geoff Pillinger B jenkins
Player John Roberts

John W P Roberts

Club President 1985-1987

Club Chairman 1973-1977

Position: Prop Forward.





Achievements: , Life Member of the Club


Debut game: 11th December 1948 v Somerset Police

Final game: 26th April 1958 v Bedford

Number of Appearances: 354

Career details:

Just  a handful of people can truly be said to personify the team spirit, sense of history and honour encompassed in a long playing and administrative association with first class rugby.

In Administration, John established a record for Committee service to the Club, with a very long stint as Honorary Fixture Secretary. He became a founder member of the Senior Club’s Association and had the respect of senior rugby officials nation-wide. In 1985/87 he was honoured with Bath Club Presidency.

He was later to be elevated to Life Membership of Bath F.C. and almost inevitably, the Old Players Association were later to honour him as their President.

Father of Jonathan who also played for the club.


This page was added on 24/12/2014.

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