Player

Bob Norster - Lock

Bob Norster
Height196
Weight105
Date Of Birth23/06/1957
Place Of BirthEbbw Vale
EducationNantyglo Grammar School, South Glamorgan Institute, University College, Cardiff
ClubsCardiff, Abertillery
HonoursWales, British and Irish Lions, Wales B
InvitationalWorld XV, Barbarians
ManagedCardiff Blues, Cardiff, Wales
Robert Leonard (Bob) Norster played for Abertillery before joining Cardiff and playing 287 games for the Blue and Blacks. An exceptional line out forward he made his debut for Wales against Scotland, going on to play 34 times for his country. In 1983 and 1989 he was selected for the British and Irish Lions, in 1983 to New Zealand and 1989 to Australia, and gained three test caps for the tourists. 
After his playing days he went on to become Chief Executive of both Cardiff and the regional Cardiff Blues team.
With such an illustrious career with Cardiff it is no surprise to see the name of Robert Norster in the Cardiff Rugby Hall of Fame and further biographical details can be found in that section of the club website.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
1978-1979 35 24 0 11 0 0 0 0 0
1979-1980 43 30 1 12 4 0 0 0 16
1980-1981 28 21 1 6 2 0 0 0 8
1981-1982 32 25 2 5 3 0 0 0 12
1982-1983 24 14 2 8 2 0 0 0 8
1983-1984 13 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1984-1985 22 17 2 3 1 0 0 0 4
1985-1986 32 24 0 8 2 0 0 0 8
1986-1987 23 16 2 5 1 0 0 0 4
1987-1988 22 11 2 9 2 0 0 0 8
1988-1989 13 9 0 4 2 0 0 0 8
TOTAL 287 202 12 73 19 0 0 0 76
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 30 23 0 7 885 593 117
Cardiff 30 22 1 7 991 660 111
Pontypridd 30 22 0 8 1015 580 110
Llandovery 30 21 1 8 856 551 104
Ebbw Vale 30 20 1 9 762 594 95
Aberavon 30 18 2 10 698 603 90
Newport 30 17 2 11 759 700 88
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 30 14 1 15 852 650 85
Swansea 30 16 0 14 674 594 81
Carmarthen Quins 30 13 1 16 637 584 71
Bridgend Ravens 30 12 0 18 689 714 66
Llanelli 30 12 1 17 679 723 63
Bedwas 30 12 1 17 681 830 62
Cross Keys 30 5 1 24 586 1093 36
Bargoed 30 6 0 24 576 1003 35
Neath 30 1 0 29 406 1274 3