Topsy Ojo is a former England International Rugby player, club legend for London Irish, and now fast becoming one of the most in demand names in sports broadcasting.
Topsy played rugby professionally for London Irish for 16 years, retiring in 2019 having scored the most tries (85) and highest number of appearances in the club’s history (301).
An established commentator, presenter and analyst, Topsy has worked for ITV, C4, TNT Sports, and Amazon Prime Video. He is the current co-host for the weekly Gallagher Premiership highlights show on ITV, as well as covering live games for both ITV and TNT Sports.
The Rugby World Cup 2023 has seen Topsy’s broadcast career taken to new heights, becoming the England camp reporter for ITV based out in France, hosting the O2 Inside the Line series in partnership with 02 and England Ruby, as well as guest appearances on talkSPORT, and a weekly column in the Evening Standard.
Topsy regularly works on the Heineken Champions Cup coverage for ITV and commentates on both the Autumn and Summer Nations series on Amazon Prime Video. Topsy has also been involved with the Premiership Women’s Rugby and was a pundit for the semi-finals and finals that were aired on BT Sport.
His broadcasting work extends to radio, having commentated on games on BBC 5 Live and talkSPORT.
An accomplished corporate host, Topsy has partnered with many brands and companies, including Charles Tyrwhitt, 02, Allianz, Guinness, and Sage, to name a few.
Due to his legendary status with the club, Topsy was an ambassador for London Irish alongside being a trustee for the London Irish Foundation. He is also a passionate and committed coach at St John’s School in Leatherhead and works as a mentor for children.
Away from Rugby, Topsy is the proud owner of the 301 Bar, which is a converted Land Rover Defender that serves as a mobile bar and can often be seen at sporting events on match days as well as at various festivals and events.