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Dan Bibby

Dan Bibby English rugby union player

English rugby union player
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro English rugby union player
Countries United Kingdom
Occupations Athlete Rugby union player
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 6 February 1991
Star sign AquariusAquarius
Height: 1.76 m
Weight: 86 kg
The details

Dan Bibby (born 6 February 1991) is an English rugby sevens player from Aspull, Wigan, Greater Manchester; currently unattached to any club. He currently plays internationally as a fly half for the England national rugby sevens team and the Great Britain national rugby sevens team.


Bibby attended Kirkham Grammar School. Bibby started playing for Aspull RFC, the only rugby union club in his area since Wigan is better known for rugby league. He later moved to play as a fly half for Fylde Rugby Club in 2008 and a year later was chosen to represent England Students in rugby union.

He later attended Cardiff Metropolitan University where he studied sports science and where he represented them in the British Universities and Colleges sevens competition final at Twickenham Stadium. After that he was invited by Sale Sharks to join them for the summer in 2011 and played for them in the Premiership Rugby Sevens Series.

International career

Bibby was called up to play for the England national rugby sevens team in 2012 in the Scotland Sevens. He also competed for England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. In 2016, Bibby declared his intention to play at the 2016 Summer Olympics for the Great Britain national rugby sevens team. However he received a shoulder injury in the Australian Sevens which could have jeopardized his participation, however he was able to rejoin the Great Britain team for training. In July he was chosen for the final Great Britain Olympic team. In the quarter finals of the Olympic rugby sevens tournament, Bibby scored the decisive try and golden point in extra time for Great Britain against the Argentina national rugby sevens team after a 0–0 draw.

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