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The Tigers Supporters' Forum meets six times a season at Welford Road with senior club staff members to discuss the issues and ask the questions that most affect them and the fans they represent. The forum consists of fans who represent all categories within our supporter base and we are looking for new members to join us for the 2016/17 season.

As a member of the forum, each individual will have a duty to provide the views relating to the fans they represent and ensure they best serve their interests in meetings with the club.

Aims and Objectives

• To allow supporters to communicate directly with the club in a structured manner.
• To help the club better understand the issues that most affect and concern our fans.
• To give the club an opportunity to explain the thinking behind key decisions.
• To enable fans to play a key role in helping the club achieve success on and off the pitch.
• To provide transparency about key issues that affect supporters.

Your supporters forum team

There are three key members of staff who will join the supporters at the forums. We will act as a first point of contact for the fans on the forum and in general and are happy to try to answer any questions you may have.

Chris Rose
Chris Rose

Chris has responsibility for all supporter operations including season tickets, community and marketing activities. Chris played rugby at the same school as Tom and Ben Youngs, and took part in the world's oldest rugby competition - The Hospitals Cup. He joined Tigers in 2007 from Norwich City FC and has almost been forgiven for his football past. His son plays rugby in the minis age groups.

Gary Sherrard
Gary Sherrard

Gary is our Head of Communications and has been a sports journalist for 25 years. He worked in daily newspapers and magazines, and was head of sport at the Leicester Mercury until joining Tigers in 2006, as well as being a Tigers season ticket holder on the terrace. Gary is the voice of our Try Tuesdays events and occasional matchdays. Away from work, he is a junior rugby coach.

Phil Warrington
Phil Warrington

Phil is our PR Officer and responsible for sharing all the great stories coming out of Welford Road. Working closely with supporters, sponsors and local communities as well as Tigers Comms, Marketing and Events teams, Phil is a Leicester lad previously with PR Agencies and works with journalists, bloggers and social media influences. Phil played rugby on occasion for his school and following his passion for sport, he joined Tigers at the start of 2017.


Each member of the forum will be required to attend at least four of the six meetings per season.

If you would like to be considered to join the forum please send an email to tickets@tigers.co.uk indicating why you should be considered. Please also let us know the type of supporters you represent i.e. season ticket holders, general admission attendees, corporate fans, supporters who attend away games, families, female fans, ethnic minorities, disabled fans or under-18s.

Leicester Tigers Supporters Forum Members

Garry Clarke Andrew Cox Nicholas Dean
Mario Del Grosso Laurie Faulkner Neil Gordon
John Griffiths Kevin Higgs Geoff Hirst
Ian Jones Stuart Keene Nick McDonald
Phillippa Millhouse Jim Mills Alec Moore
Billy Parry Janet Parry Val Rhodes
Rob Thomas Jos Turnor Stuart Vickers
Jo Wileman Gareth Williams
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