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Martin Bayfield

Martin Bayfield
Martin Bayfield
Martin Bayfield

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Martin Bayfield is a former England International Rugby player.


Martin played for England's International Rugby team, debuting in 1991 and played for the first team until 1998, when he had to retire due to injury. During his career, he gained 31 caps, two Grand Slams, and was a part of the British and Irish Lions team. Since retiring, he has become an established member of the BBC commentary team, fronted NFL coverage and The World's Strongest Man, and joined the presenting team on Crimewatch.


Martin Bayfield is an extremely entertaining former Rugby Football Player of the Year with a wealth of rugby-related anecdotes. He also played for the British Lions. 

He made his England debut in 1991 and played for the first team until 1998 when he was forced to retire from the game as a result of a serious neck injury.

He gained a creditable 31 international caps, playing in the 1992 and 1995 Grand Slam sides.

He was selected for the 1995 World Cup Squad to play against South Africa and was selected for five out of six tests.

He played in all three tests on the British Lions’ tour to New Zealand. Martin has also represented the Barbarians, Midlands and British Police sides and previous clubs include the Metropolitan Police RUFC and Bedford RUFC.

He is currently involved in coaching a RUFC youth development side.

He can also speak at corporate events on the importance of teamwork.
Standing at 6 feet 10 inches and weighing around 20 stones, he makes an impressive addition to any top table!

Interesting Fact: 
He also appeared in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, as a young Rubeus Hagrid, and has also been Robbie Coltrane's double and stuntman on all the Harry Potter films.

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5,000-10,000 GBP