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Gro Company Christmas Celebrations

PUBLISHED: 15:54 06 January 2014 | UPDATED: 16:16 06 January 2014

Chris Whitehead (Exeter Chiefs), Dave Ewers (Exeter Chiefs), sailor Emma Phillips, Tom James (Exeter Chiefs), Gareth Steenson (Exeter Chiefs), Christian Jones (The Gro Company managing director)

Chris Whitehead (Exeter Chiefs), Dave Ewers (Exeter Chiefs), sailor Emma Phillips, Tom James (Exeter Chiefs), Gareth Steenson (Exeter Chiefs), Christian Jones (The Gro Company managing director)

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Building on a fantastic year of success The Gro Company celebrated Christmas with staff and the sportspeople it sponsors, The Exeter Chiefs and young sailing talent Emma Phillips.

The Christmas celebrations kicked off at the Gro offices in Exeter, before moving on to ASK where the team enjoyed a champagne reception, lunch and a pub quiz, hosted by managing director Christian Jones.

Those invited to enjoy the festivities included The Chiefs Tom James and Dave Ewers, who are both Gro sponsored players, along with Ceri Sweeney; The Chiefs new signing Tom James, joining from Cardiff, is a Welsh International Player and Dave Ewers is a regular first team player who has come through the Chiefs Academy; Chris Whitehead, a hooker who has made over 50 appearances for The Chiefs; Gareth Steenson, who helped The Chiefs secure promotion to the championship in 2010 and with 239 points scored last season; and schoolgirl sailor, Emma Phillips, 17, who was recently the South West Royal Yachting Association’s young sailor of the year and is the Topper Female National Champion, regularly achieving top 10 results at Topper National Events.

All enjoyed The Gro Company party toasting their success at working together.

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