We are a group of dedicated individuals who share a deep passion for the sport of rugby. With a wealth of experience and boundless enthusiasm, we have come together to plan and execute a series of events throughout the year. Our commitment to this cause is purely voluntary, driven by our desire to celebrate Mark Atkinson’s remarkable 10-year journey with Gloucester rugby. And what better way to honor this milestone than by involving the passionate rugby fans across the county of Gloucestershire?

Allow us to introduce ourselves:

Firstly, there’s myself, an old-timer who has retired from the technology industry.I have enjoyed both watching and playing the game for many years, and now I am thrilled to contribute my expertise to this committee.

Next, we have Sarah Sharpe, hailing from Sharpe Creative. 

Also joining us is Gee Faulkner from Brand Geenie.

Marcus Freer, form the SHS Group.

Millie Wood, an ex-England and Gloucester Hartpury player. 

Phil Grinnell, from Initial Recruitment. 

Nikki Budding, the Sponsorship and Business Engagement Officer at Hartpury College . 

Finally, we have Daren O’Leary, an ex-Gloucester player who now serves as an Agent with MUGroup.

As a team, we are excited to embark on this journey of planning and executing a series of events that will pay tribute to Mark Atkinson’s incredible contribution to Gloucester rugby. We are committed to ensuring that these celebrations capture the spirit of the game and create lasting memories for all involved.

Stay tuned for updates on the exciting events we have in store. We can’t wait to share this journey with you, as we come together to celebrate a decade of excellence with one of Gloucester’s beloved rugby stars, Mark Atkinson.