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England and Harlequins full-back Mike Brown believes Leicester City’s recent English Premier League conquest can motivate the national rugby union side to triumph in Australia this summer.
The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s returns to the North East this summer with Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park Stadium confirmed as host venue for the Group C pool stage on July 30. It is the third year in succession that the competition has held a round in the region, with the Falcons set to face Leicester Tigers, Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors.
Can Leicester, the place that lays claim to be the heart of rural England, in fact be the sporting capital of the UK?
South African hooker Michael van Vuuren will join Bath Rugby next season, the Club can confirm. The 24-year-old – a former Baby Bok – moves to the West Country following a stint at Leicester Tigers. In South Africa, Van Vuuren represented Free State Cheetahs and Eastern Province Kings, in between which he played for Stade Francais in the Top 14
When Bath Rugby take on age-old rivals Leicester Tigers in the final Aviva Premiership game of their 150th season at the Recreation Ground on Saturday 7th May, they will run out in a limited edition charity shirt to raise money for Bath Rugby Foundation and Help for Heroes. Following the game, each player in the matchday squad will sign his shirt, and they will then be auctioned off in a variety of ways. The shirt, designed by Canterbury of New Zealand Ltd, Official Apparel Partner of Bath Rugby, was inspired by eight key words chosen by two supporters who won the Win Big competition run by the Club in December
I don’t think I had ever seen, let alone held, a rugby ball until I came over to the UK from Tehran to board at Sherborne School in 1977 – but I took to the game immediately. Being under the tutelage of David Scott, who played at Blackheath, and Mike Davis, England’s 1980 Grand Slam-winning […]
Bath Rugby can confirm that wing Horacio Agulla will be leaving the Club at the end of the season. The 63-times capped Argentinean moved to the West Country in 2012, following spells with Brive and Leicester. Agulla proved himself a hit with supporters thanks to his abrasive style of play, and has scored 23 tries in 67 appearances in the Blue, Black and White.
Captain Ed Slater says Tigers can take plenty of confidence from their performances throughout the season when they head into the Aviva Premiership semi-finals
It has been a busy few days for the Saints Academy with both the Under-15s and Under-17s in action. The Under-15s travelled to Newark RFC on Bank Holiday Monday to take part in the Under-15s Academy Festival. They played against each of the Northern Academies (Leicester, Sale, Newcastle, Worcester and Leeds), and Academy Coach Jon Curry was pleased with how things went: “We won two, lost two and d
• Tigers defeat Worcester to reach Premiership play-offs• They must beat Saracens on bogey ground to reach finalLeicester booked their customary place at the Premiership …
Tigers' Harrison suffers 'nasty' nose injury
REACTION: Leicester coach Aaron Mauger was a relatively happy man after his side secured a 12th successive appearance in the English Premiership play-offs with a 31-17 win at home to Worcester on Saturday.
Leicester Tigers beat Worcester Warriors 31-17 to earn a 12th successive appearance in the Aviva Premiership play offs. Leicester scored four tries to two in the match which earned them the bonus point. More to follow
• Leicester Tigers 31-17 Worcester WarriorsLeicester needed to win to secure a place in the play-offs for the 12th consecutive year and if they could have picked …