“Ollie brings the same energy and work ethic to the commentary box or pitch side role as he did as a player and he’s always a great addition to our Sky coverage. His views are passionate but measured, delivered with the authority of a former England captain.”
– Sky UK Producer
A passion for Rugby
Energetic and multi-skilled, Ollie can work as a studio pundit, pitch-side presence and match co-commentator. A key part of Sky’s Sevens Series and Top 14 coverage, he’s also worked on World Cups in English and French.
- Most successful England 7s captain
- World Rugby 7s player of the year
- Harlequins, Newcastle Falcons, Stade Français, Gloucester
- Voted Best Overseas Player in France, 2011
- European Cup Finalist
- Leads international rugby outreach projects
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Latest Rugby Posts
Ollie Phillips from Optimist Performance on the importance of a positive attitude in working as a team.
Update on preparation, altitude training and team-building with one month to go until Everest!
Ollie Phillips on how to manage setbacks and guard against complacency in any team.
Examining the fine line between embracing brilliant individuals and building an unbreakable team culture.
The finest teams in elite sport and business have one thing in common: buy-in to a strong culture.
PWC Director Ollie Phillips on Optimist Performance, which he launched in January 2019 to inspire businesses to exceed their potential.
Reflections on a first visit to Nepal with the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour, and getting up close and personal with Everest!
A quick re-cap of my City AM scrawls in November and thanks to Michael Lynagh for helping us shine a light on inspirational rugby charity, SKRUM.
Reflections on a month of City AM articles questioning England selection policy and looking ahead to the autumn tests.
This month in my City Am blogs: Danny Cipriani, Joe Marler, player welfare and more..
Blowing away stereotypes and navigating through professional sports retirement.