Hereward Homes is pleased to announce the sponsorship of Ollie Chessum, a leading rugby professional who plays for the Leicester Tigers. The company is keen to support local sports teams and this is the third time that they have sponsored a player at the Tigers.
Ollie is a 6ft 7in forward who returned to Welford Road in 2020 from Championship club Nottingham after a previous spell on the Tiger’s Academy programme. Brought up as a Tiger’s fan while playing locally with Kesteven RFC, Ollie represented the club in the Premiership Rugby Shield during 2019/20. He joined his new colleagues for the first time during the lockdown period in June 2020 and went on to make his senior debut in a Gallagher Premiership fixture at Gloucester in August that year and two further appearances before the end of the extended season.
Fast forward to the present day and Ollie is now a regular lock/back row in the Tiger’s first team. After many years of hard work, he is seeing the fruits of his labours after being selected a member of the England Under-20s training squad in 2019/20. He finally made his England international debut in the 2022 Six Nations against Italy. Hereward Homes is proud to sponsor such a talented athlete and wish Ollie and the Tigers all the best for the season.