Ellis Genge rugby player
Ellis Genge rugby player

Ellis Genge

16th Feb 1995 1.86m/117kg Loosehead Prop

Genge made his senior debut for Bristol in the 2013/14 British and Irish Cup, scoring six tries in 26 appearances. In February 2016, he joined the Leicester Tigers on loan in February 2016, making five appearances.

His career unfolded with appearances for England U17, U18 and U19 and while at Hartpury, he won a player of the year award and helped the college to lift two AASE league titles.

Ellis made ten senior appearances and went on to play in all five matches for England U20 in the World Championship in June 2015. He was called into the England squad for the 2016 summer tour to Australia and for the Wealth Cup game against Wales, where he would make his international debut.

On 25th April 2017, Leicester Tigers announced Genge agreed a new contract at the club.

A senior figure in the Tigers squad, Genge was a member of the squad that finished runners up at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

In January 2020, he signed a new contract with Leicester Tigers having made 78 appearances.

Genge went into the 2020 Six Nations with 4 appearances in previous editions of the competition and in June 2020 signed a 1-year contract extension with Leicester Tigers.

In August 2021, he was appointed as the club's captain ahead of the 2021/22 season.

In December 2021, he announced that he would not be renewing his contract at the Tigers. He had made 96 appearances for the club.

(LS December 15, 2021)


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Loosehead Prop
2014 - present
leicester Leicester Tigers
Loosehead Prop
2016 - present
england England
Loosehead Prop
2016 - present
england England U20's
Loosehead Prop
2015 - 2016