Ellis Genge leaving Leicester
A 26 year-old Ellis Genge has made a big decision of leaving Leicester at the end of the season. The club authorities have also confirmed that Genge will not be playing from Leicester after the end of the season.
He was a part of the Leicester tigers from 2015-2016 onward, Ellis Genge is expected to join his national team after the new rules in World Rugby were announced that a Player can shift to national teams.
“I’ll be forever grateful for what this club has given me,” Genge said.
“The club has been amazing in understanding my reasons for this decision and I will continue to give everything I have got for the boys and the fans of Leicester Tigers for the rest of this season.”
The head coach of Leicester Tigers shared his thoughts about Ellis Genge’s decision, he said: “This is a personal decision for Ellis, which I know has not been easy for him, and, while disappointed, we respect his reasons for choosing to depart at season’s end. It has been a great privilege of mine to work with Ellis over the past five years, first with England and even more closely since I joined the club.”
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