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Negotiation and review of employment contracts for all rugby personnel


Media appearances and commercial exploitation of client intellectual property rights


Eligibility to be employed and obtain visas in different territories for clients and their families


Off-field support (legal/financial/tax/insurance services) and post career transition advice

The Story

At Phoenix we pride ourselves on being a "one-stop shop" for our clients and like to think we can help them in all aspects of their lives and careers. This service side of the industry is a very important part of our team ethos.

Tom Fowler

Tom has several years’ experience in the industry after spending much of his early life living in the South Pacific where rugby is a religion. Educated in England, fluent in French and conversant in Tongan, he has a very diverse client base including rugby internationals from numerous countries whom Tom has successfully placed throughout the rugby world. Tom is a member of the UK’s Association of Rugby Agents and is a registered agent with the RFU. Tom is also a licensed agent with the Fédération Française de Rugby. 

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Ali Smith

Ali has worked in the sports industry since graduating University in May 2007 and was employed as a Client Manger by Phoenix in December 2007. He has proved to be a valuable addition to the services Phoenix can offer their clients. While providing support for our existing clients he has successfully developed his own client base. Having played semi-pro rugby in England, Australia and South Africa, he has been able to identify and manage the most talented young players.

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David Young

David was a professional rugby player for over 11 years, he started his career with Leicester Tigers and later moved to Gloucester, competing  in the Aviva Premiership and Heineken Cup. David then made the move north to Edinburgh and whilst playing in the Pro 12 represented Scotland A.  He also has experience of playing in the English Championship and also played a season in Italy. As a recently retired professional David offers a mentoring service, drawing on his own experiences to give sound advice and knowledgeable feedback, to our young players.

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Our Promise

-  Responsive: We pride ourselves on our timely communication in all correspondence

-  Ethical: We will always act in our clients' best interests and provide accurate, honest feedback

-  Diligent: We will work as hard as humanly possible to source and effect deals for our clients

-  Equality: We will treat all clients equally and not favour the interests of one over the other

-  Enjoyment: We want our client relationships to be fun as well as mutually rewarding along the way

Our Clients

Our Portfolio

Notwithstanding our personal approach we have clients in all the major rugby jurisdictions. From British Lions to 100 cap Wallabies through to budding academy/espoir players we manage the full-spectrum of elite rugby players.



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RT @rugbycomau: Ahead of George Smith's last week in Australian footy, https://t.co/vp7tTF3fDE gave his former teammates the opportunity to…
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RT @SaintsRugby: 💬 “My biggest success has probably been my ability to develop and work with younger players and mould them into what we wa…
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RT @rugbycomau: ⏳George Smith Classic Moments | #1 Doing it all at #RWC2007. #ThankYouGeorge https://t.co/RXVQKIKoJj
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- 37 days ago

RT @samsimmonds_: Pretty pleased to come home to this today! Big thanks to @LandRoverRugby. Not bad, not bad at all 😍 https://t.co/7SWgrahd
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- 38 days ago

RT @SaintsRugby: 💬 "The professionalism here is something else and it’s a level I’ve always want to play at. I jumped at the opportunity as…
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Contact Us

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