Brian Robinson (rugby union)

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Brian Robinson (born 20 March 1966) is a former Irish rugby union international player who played for the Irish national rugby union team as a number eight. [1] He played for Ireland from 1991 to 1994, winning 25 caps and scoring 6 tries, after making his debut in February 1991 against France in a 21–13 defeat. He was part of the Ireland squad at the 1991 Rugby World Cup where he scored four tries in a match against Zimbabwe. [2]

Robinson was born in Belfast, and was a pupil at Cambridge House Grammar School in Ballymena. He is head of Physical Education at Campbell College Belfast, he also is master in charge of rugby and the 1XV Head Coach. He has enjoyed recent Schools Cup success with wins in 2011 and 2018. A true servant to the game.

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  1. "Gala ball will celebrate Cambridge House's rugby heritage". Ballymena Times. 5 February 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 1 May 2012.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)