Adedayo Adebayo

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Adedayo Adebayo
Birth name Adedayo Adeyemi Adebayo
Date of birth (1970-11-30) 30 November 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Ibadan, Nigeria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
Occupation(s) CEO and Founder of Premier Lifestyle
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1989 – 2001
2001 – 2002
Correct as of 8 Oct 2006
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996–1998 England 6 (10)
Correct as of 8 Oct 2006
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1993 – 1999 England 1993 Sevens World Cup

Adedayo Adeyemi Adebayo (born 30 November 1970 in Ibadan, Nigeria) is a rugby union footballer, who played on the wing for England 8 times between 1996 and 1998. He played club rugby for Bath and Parma[1] and then went on to coach the Scottish-based sevens side, Bone Steelers. He started for Bath in the victorious 1998 Heineken Cup Final as they defeated Brive.[2]

He made his international debut on 23 November 1996 against Italy,[3] a match which England went on to win 54-21. His final appearance in an England shirt was on 22 March 1998 against Scotland.

He was a member of the England sevens squad which won the inaugural World Cup Sevens in Scotland in 1993. He turned and twisted to bring off a memorable tackle, that helped England reach the final.

He is now the CEO and founder of a corporate hospitality company in England.


  1. ^ "BBC SPORT - HEINEKEN CUP - Adebayo enjoys la dolce vita".
  2. ^ "The Third Heineken Cup Final". 31 January 1998. Archived from the original on 26 October 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Rugby Union:Day of Adebayo arrives". 17 November 1996.

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