Eni Gesinde

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Eni Gesinde
Eni Gesinde.jpg
Eni (centre) with a pair of fans
Full name Eniola Gesinde
Date of birth (1982-11-25) 25 November 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 15 st 8 lb (99 kg)
School Woodhouse Grove School
University Northumbria University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock / Flanker
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Youth Career
  Darlington Mowden Park
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)

2006 ‐
Leeds Tykes
Newcastle Falcons


National team(s)
Years Team Comps

Eniola 'Eni' Gesinde is a rugby player and current Newcastle Falcons senior academy member.

Eni was born in Lagos, Nigeria, before moving to England as a child.[1] He represented Yorkshire at U-18s level before joining the Newcastle Falcons academy.[1] Using his natural power and pace he scored a number of tries for the Development team.

Eni has captained the Falcons development team on a number of occasions and has recently led the Newcastle Falcons sevens team to a hat trick of victories in the Scottish Borders sevens, winning the Hawick, Melrose and Langham sevens titles with Gesinde playing an integral role throughout.

On 4 September 2006, Eni was named as part of the extended England sevens squad for the 06/07 season by Mike Friday.

On Sunday 17 September Eni made his Newcastle Falcons 1st team debut, coming off the bench in the 72nd minute during the 44-20 defeat to Saracens.


  1. ^ a b "Eniola Gesinde". Cornish Pirates. 

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