Nigerian-British born Rugby player dies

Nigerian-British born Rugby player dies

Nigerian-British born rugby player, Seb Adeniran-Olule, has died in an auto crash at the age of 20.

Seb, the England youth international played a major part in England Under-20s Six Nations win last year.

He also made four appearances at the Under-20 World Cup in Italy last year, where England finished runners-up to New Zealand.

The deceased recently broke into the senior team of Harlequins, after joining the club’s academy at age of 13.

Harlequins is in the final of European Challenge Cup and will on Friday play against Montpellier.

A statement on the club’s official website said: “Harlequins is deeply saddened to learn the news of the untimely death of Seb Adeniran-Olule in a road traffic collision.

“Seb was one of the Club’s most promising youngsters and an Academy member, who has been involved with the club since the age of 13.”

Conor O’Shea, Harlequins Director of Rugby, commented, “Our thoughts and prayers are with Seb’s family and friends at this difficult time.

“Seb was an incredible talent and had already represented England at under age level as well as making his senior debut for Quins at just 20.

“He will be sorely missed by the whole squad as well as by the wider club.”


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