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Citizen Try of the Season shortlist announced

SIX EXCEPTIONAL tries from some of the best finishers in rugby are today revealed on the shortlist for this season’s Citizen Try of the Season award. Won last year by Leicester Tigers’ Harry Thacker for his stunning score against Northampton Saints, players from Bath Rugby, Wasps, Leicester Tigers, Gloucester Rugby and Sale Sharks are vying […]

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Nathan Hughes, Jimmy Gopperth and Thomas Waldrom propel Wasps and Exeter Chiefs to Aviva Premiership Rugby Final

Wasps rounded off an unbeaten campaign at the Ricoh Arena and booked their place in the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final with a dramatic late win against Leicester Tigers in their semi-final. Their Twickenham clash with Exeter Chiefs will mark the fifth time they have reached the Final and, rather worryingly for Rob Baxter and co, […]

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Dino Lamb replaces Will Evans in England U20 World Championship squad

Leicester Tigers flanker Will Evans has been ruled out of the 2017 World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia due to illness. Harlequins back-row Dino Lamb will replace Evans in England’s 28-man squad, who gathered in Guildford last week for a pre-tournament training camp. England U20 head coach Ian Vass said: “It’s a shame to lose […]

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Champions Cup play-off dates and kick-off times

EPCR can confirm the dates and kick-off times for the Champions Cup play-offs to determine which club secures the 20th place in the 2017/18 tournament. (Kick-off times local) Friday 19 May Play-off 2: Stade Français Paris v Cardiff Blues, Stade Jean Bouin (18.00) beIN Sports Saturday 20 May Play-off 1: Northampton Saints or Gloucester Rugby […]

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Match Reaction: Wasps 21 Leicester Tigers 20

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young believes his side are still growing in what is turning into a special Aviva Premiership Rugby season, after their composure and patience saw them come back from the brink to beat Leicester Tigers at the death. The Coventry outfit reached their first Twickenham showcase since 2008 with a narrow […]

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‘Tigers have worked to make the semi-finals’ says Luke Hamilton

Leicester Tigers have left no stone unturned as they prepare for their Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-final clash against Wasps, according to Luke Hamilton. The 25-year-old Welshman joined Leicester from French outfit Agen Rugby last season and has made 25 appearances this campaign, featuring as a No.8 and as a blindside flanker. The Tigers face a […]

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Leicester Tigers team news for the Aviva Premiership semi-final

Tom Youngs will make his 100th starting appearance for Leicester Tigers on Saturday when he leads the club in their 13th successive season in the knockout stages of the Premiership Rugby season. Tigers go to Wasps in the Aviva Premiership semi-final on Saturday on the back of victory in the last three rounds of the […]

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‘Tigers proved the doubters wrong,’ says coach Murphy

Geordan Murphy feels that Leicester Tigers were written off on more than one occasion this season, and that the doubters probably played a part in propelling them to a 13th straight Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-final. Tigers haven’t failed to make the end-of-season battle for silverware since the 2003-04 campaign, and while this term may have […]

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Ellis Genge pays tribute to Leicester Tigers teammates after scooping Land Rover Discovery of the Season award

Ellis Genge admits he has Leicester Tigers’ teammates Marcos Ayerza and Dan Cole to thank, after scooping the Land Rover Discovery of the Season prize at the Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards. The 22-year-old beat Sale Sharks flyer Denny Solomona, Harlequins centre Joe Marchant, Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Jack Maunder, and Bath Rugby duo Zach Mercer and […]

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Welford Road sets attendance record

The 2016/17 season has become a record-breaker at the home of the Leicester Tigers. More than 374,000 supporters bought tickets for Tigers home fixtures at Welford Road over 16 games in league and cups during 2016/17, the highest figure in the club’s 137-year history. This also resulted in record ticket revenues from 16 regular season […]

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The Aviva Premiership
Pos Team Pld Pts
1 Wasps 22 84
2 Exeter Chiefs 22 84
3 Saracens 22 77
4 Leicester Tigers 22 66
5 Bath Rugby 22 59
6 Harlequins 22 52
7 Northampton Saints 22 52
8 Newcastle Falcons 22 49
9 Gloucester Rugby 22 46
10 Sale Sharks 22 40
11 Worcester Warriors 22 33
12 Bristol Rugby 22 20

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