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Wales and Northampton wing George North played on after passing a concussion test in Saturday’s Premiership match with Leicester Tigers. The post Concern for North appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
• Wales wing fell awkwardly in challenge with Adam Thompstone• ‘The doctor was very, very happy even as he walked off,’ says Jim MallinderThe Northampton …
Despite holding their hosts out for most of the second half, Saints come away from derby day with Leicester Tigers at Welford Road empty handed as a last minute Owen Williams penalty denied them a losing bonus point. The home side were dominant from the off and with Saints going a man down within the first two minutes of the game, Leicester Tigers were always going to be first off the mark. Saints
Freddie Burns kicked three penalties and a conversion to give Leicester a hard fought 19-11 win over Saints in the Premiership. The post Leicester edge Saints appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Tigers players and coaches give their verdict on ’96 Coffee By Numbers’, Ben Youngs and Tom Croft’s new coffee and doughnuts venture, which launches at Welford Road this weekend.
Logovi’i Mulipola and JP Pietersen return to the Leicester Tigers line-up for Saturday’s clash with Northampton Saints at Welford Road. The post Preview: Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Saturday’s East Midlands derby with Leicester. Ben Foden will lead the side out as captain at Welford Road, where JJ Hanrahan makes his first appearance of the season in the backline. George North and Louis Picamoles return to the starting XV after international duty, while Paul Hill’s is on the tight-head as the last of four changes.
Former England captain Chris Robshaw has come in strong support of his team-mate Dan Cole and is confident of the Leicester Tigers prop brushing aside criticism from Australia coach Michael Cheika in the upcoming clash at Twickenham.
After last Friday’s disappointment at the Gardens, as Newcastle Falcons went away with four points after a late intercept try earned them the win, Saints have no time to rest on their laurels with the big Midlands derby with Leicester Tigers this weekend fast approaching. Michael Paterson said that the side have to leave last weekend’s result behind them as they prepare for derby day but learn fro
JP Pietersen talks to LTTV about the derby occasions he has played in as the countdown begins to Tigers v Northampton at Welford Road this Saturday. Match tickets are still available. Call 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or visit www.leicestertigers.com/matchtickets
England forwards coach Steve Borthwick came in strong defence of Leicester Tigers prop Dan Cole after Australia head coach Michael Cheika accused him of scrummaging illegally.
Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs believes England have improved further since their 3-0 series victory in Australia last summer.
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill hailed his side’s resilience after they beat Bristol 21-16 to move within a point of Wasps on the table. The post Cockerill praises Tigers resilience appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Captain Tom Youngs, forward Graham Kitchener, back Matt Smith and coach Geordan Murphy tell us what Tigers v Saints derby day means to them! Book your place now at www.leicestertigers.com/matchtickets or 0116 319 8888 (option 2).
A second half spirited performance from Bristol wasn’t enough as they succumbed to their ninth consecutive defeat in this Aviva Premiership in the clash against Leicester Tigers at Ashton Gate on Friday.
The Fijian winger intercepted on his own 22 and went the length to land the decisive blow in a 22-16 Aviva Premiership triumph at Franklin’s Gardens, his incisive running a feature throughout a deserved away triumph. Richards, the director of rugby who pulled off a transfer coup in the summer by landing Goneva from Leicester Tigers, said: “Niki got us the go-forward that we needed, as did Opeti Fonua when he came on, but the interception and the way Niki stepped inside Ben Foden at the end was just sheer class. “He is a quality player, and our back line as a whole fired tonight
• Adam Thompstone and Ellis Genge score tries in 21-16 win for Tigers• Kieran Brookes sent off as Northampton lose to late Newcastle tryBristol remain without an Premiership win this season …