Rover


Rover

Rover may refer to:

Vehicles

*Rover class tanker

Land vehicles

*Rover Company, a former British car manufacturing company and originator of the "Rover" and Land Rover car brands, later a subsidiary of British Leyland, now owned by Tata Motors
*Austin Rover Group, a car manufacturing division of British Leyland
*Rover Group, a former British vehicle manufacturing group, the successor to British Leyland
*MG Rover Group, a former British car manufacturing company formed from the remnants of the Rover Group after its split-up by BMW
*Freight Rover, the light commercial vehicle manufacturing division of BL, later privatised and becoming LDV
*Land Rover, a British all-terrain utility vehicles company, founded by the Rover Company under the ownership of BL
*Rover Light Armoured Car, an armoured car built in Australia during the Second World War
*Rover class, a famous class of Great Western Railway broad gauge steam locomotives
*Rover (bicycle), originating in 1885, the first recognizably modern bicycle

Space exploration

*Lunar Rover, moon exploration vehicle
*Mars Exploration Rover Mission, Mars exploration vehicle
*Rover (space exploration), any exploration vehicle that moves across the surface of an astronomical body.

In sports

Football (soccer) teams

*Albion Rovers F.C., Coatbridge, Scotland
*Albion Rovers F.C. (Wales), Newport
*Blackburn Rovers F.C., Blackburn, England
*Blackpool Wren Rovers F.C., Lancashire, England
*Bristol Rovers F.C., Bristol, England
*Doncaster Rovers F.C., Doncaster, England
*Forest Green Rovers F.C., Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England
*Paulton Rovers F.C., near Bristol, England
*Raith Rovers F.C., Kirkcaldy, Scotland
*Rochedale Rovers Football Club, Logan City, Queensland, Australia
*Shamrock Rovers F.C., Dublin, Ireland
*Sligo Rovers F.C., Sligo, Ireland
*Tampines Rovers FC, Singapore
*Taringa Rovers Soccer Football Club, Brisbane, Australia
*Tranmere Rovers F.C. Prenton, Birkenhead, England

Other sports

*Hull Kingston Rovers, a rugby league club in Kingston Upon Hull, United Kingdom
*Softball rover, a field position in softball
* "Rover", in American Football, the defensive back
* "Rover", one of the followers in Australian rules Football
*Rover (ice hockey), a long-defunct ice hockey position
*Rover (song), a cheer at the University of California Los Angeles

Other uses

*Rover (lawnmower), iconic Australian lawnmower brand
*Rover (ticket), public transport ticket
*Rover Scouts, age section in many Scouting associations
*Rover (The Prisoner), the floating white sphere that captured would-be escapees in the TV series "The Prisoner"
*ROVER Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver, a military system which sends sensor images from aircraft to ground troops
*Rover, a character in the "Animal Crossing" video game series
*Rovers Return Inn, a fictional public house in the ITV1 soap opera "Coronation Street"
*Rovers Morning Glory, a syndicated radio show hosted by Shane "Rover" French
*Red Rover, a game
*Rover, the main character of J.R.R. Tolkien's book Roverandom
* "Rover (comic)", a boys' comic book featuring Alf Tupper. Published from 4th March 1922, it was merged with the "Wizard" in 1963, ceasing publication in 1978.
*"Rover", a common name for a dog

See also

*The Rover (disambiguation)


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