About Us

Inside Running Recruitment is a sports recruitment agency specialising in the global placement and transfer of talented rugby union players and coaches.

Established in 2003 Inside Running Recruitment is the trusted market leader in the rugby recruitment industry.

We pride ourselves on providing a professional and comprehensive service to all Players, Coaches and Clubs. Inside Running Recruitment operates under three cornerstone values of honesty, integrity and professionalism.

Inside Running Recruitment operate in the key player recruitment markets. We have trusted sources on the ground across all the rugby markets.

Mark Wilson

Managing Director
RFU Reg. Agent: RFURA/17/221
NZRPA Accredited Agent



Mark has over 15 years’ experience in the sports industry. He is committed to providing a pro-active and prompt service to clubs and players. Mark is an accredited agent with the NZRPA and English RFU. He has an extensive network throughout the rugby world. Mark is well positioned to provide guidance for players interested in playing rugby overseas and to work with clubs to place players that will add value.

Joanna Shuker

Recruitment Administrator



Jo has extensive experience in the travel industry. She provides knowledge and support to the player and clubs throughout the recruitment process. Jo has a strong attention to detail focus providing peace of mind to the club and player knowing that everything is in order when a player arrives at a club. Jo is a mum of four and is a self-proclaimed rugby fanatic.