Colin McFadyean
Birth nameColin William McFadyean
Date of birth (1943-03-11) 11 March 1943 (age 80)
Place of birthTavistock, Devon[1]
SchoolBristol Grammar School[2]
UniversityLoughborough University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Loughborough Colleges
Moseley RFC
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
British Lions

Colin William McFadyean (born 11 March 1943)[3] is a former England international rugby union player and captain.

He was capped eleven times for England between 1966 and 1968, nine times as a centre and twice on the wing and captained England in his last two internationals in 1968.[4] He scored four tries for England, including two in one game against Scotland in March 1967, and also scored one dropped goal for England.

He was selected for the 1966 British Lions tour to Australia and New Zealand, playing in all four internationals against the All Blacks and scoring one try.

He played club rugby for Moseley.


  1. ^ Colin McFadyean Profile on
  2. ^ "Obituary: David Perkins". Bristol Bears Rugby. 14 September 2022.
  3. ^ Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. pp. 12:7. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  4. ^ Griffiths, page 1:40–1:41
Sporting positions Preceded byPhil Judd English National Rugby Union Captain 1968 Succeeded byMike Weston