TEAM: Bristol Bears


DATE OF BIRTH: February 16th, 1995


Ellis Genge is an England international widely regarded as one of the best loosehead props in world rugby.

The powerful forward started his career at English domestic club Bristol Bears, where he made his professional debut in 2013. Ellis then joined Leicester Tigers, where he was made captain, leading the club to their first league title for nine seasons. In 2022, Ellis returned to boyhood club Bristol Bears.

Ellis became a regular member of England squads under Eddie Jones and was part of the squad that reached the 2019 Rugby World Cup final. Four years later, Ellis featured in Steve Borthwick’s squad as vice-captain for the 2023 edition of the tournament in France, helping the side claim the bronze medal.

Outside of rugby, Ellis is dedicated to giving back to the community and is engaged in a number of charity initiatives for youth in Bristol. He is the founder of Baby Rhino, a rugby coaching club for kids aged 8-18.

Ellis also launched his own high-performance gym in Leicester, SYN, in 2023.