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Ellis Genge facts

Ellis Genge facts | 10 things you didn’t know about the prop

Here is a list of the 10 Ellis Genge facts you didn’t know about England prop. He’s quite the character on and off the field!

Ellis Genge facts:

1. Starting out

He started playing rugby aged 12 at Old Redcliffians. At 16 Genge moved to Hartpury College and captained their rugby team to victory in the AASE league.


2. Position change

The now world-class prop began his career in the back-row. He actually looked pretty good..

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3. Nickname

The 24-year-old Leicester Tigers front row was nicknamed ‘the Baby Rhino’ by a commentator back in 2017 for his explosive performances. It’s fair to say, it’s stuck.

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