GRM SPORT - Showcasing grassroots sports across the UK.

Created by Shawn Boatin



Previously known as Grassroots Rugby Media, Grassroots Multi-Sport (GRM SPORT) is a multi-media online platform created to showcase grassroots sporting talent.

We focus on Rugby, Boxing and Netball. Providing a spotlight for hidden talent and future superstars.

You can get involved in GRM SPORT in many ways!

  • Watch our weekly YouTube coverage

  • Read our match reports and blog articles.

  • Book us to provide media coverage of your next event!

  • Follow us across social media (Instagram, Twitter and Facebook).

Shawn Boatin - Founder

Shawn Boatin founded GRM SPORT in 2017 establishing the platform within the amateur and professional rugby community. Shawn films and produces the Rugby and Boxing video content on the platform which has reached millions of viewers. Shawn is very passionate about Grassroots sports and contributes to many of the blogs across the platform.

The rest of the GRM SPORT TEAM


John Mooney - SENIOR Rugby Correspondent

John Mooney, an experienced sports journalist joined the platform shortly after it was founded in 2017. John publishes excellent match summaries on the platform. You can always count on John to be on the sidelines at Yorkshire Men’s League and NCL match ups!

Jessica Pank - Netball Editor

Jessica Pank joined the platform in 2019 and is spearheading the Netball content on GRM SPORT. Jessica is an avid Netball player and also enjoys photography and video editing.

Harry Brigham - Rugby Correspondent

Harry Brigham (Brigzy) is a passionate sports writer and keen rugby fan! Harry is well known within Hull and District having played an important coaching role at West Hull Rugby Club. Harry officially joined the GRM team in 2018 and continues to report on Grassroots Action across Hull and Yorkshire.


Lauren Sutton - podcast Presenter

Passionate about Rugby League, Lauren plays for Hull FC ladies having played through the ranks at Hull FC Girls. Lauren joined the GRM team at the end of 2018, assisting with the Player of the Year nomination videos. You will see Lauren regularly co-presenting our podcast on YouTube.



Nathan Taylor has been involved with GRM SPORT since the end of Season 2 (2018) and recently become and full member of our team in 2019. Nathan played rugby for Skirlaugh between the age of 6 and 14 but decided to switch roles into refereeing. You’ll see Nathan regularly on our podcast co-presenting with Shawn or Lauren.