BBC Radio Leicester Sport, Leicester, United Kingdom. 19,535 likes · 14 talking about this · 29 were here. Coverage of Leicester City, Leicester Tigers, Leicestershire CCC and more. Local sport... Barlesque Web Service Deprecation Notice. You may already be aware of Project Finland to turn off the Forge platform. If not, see The Future of Forge on Confluence.. One consequence of Project Finland is that Barlesque will no longer be available and the web service URL used to render this page will be less resilient end of 2017 and then break at the end of 2018.
The official website of Leicester Tigers. Leicester Tigers Rugby Camps. Our rugby camps offer a fun and active way to spend the holidays and make new friends! Leicester Tigers have signed back-rower Luke Hamilton from French club Agen. The former Scarlets, Cardiff RFC and Cardiff Blues forward, 24, was a member of the Wales Under-20 squad at the World Junior Championships in 2012. He played Pro2 after moving to France, before stepping up to Top 14 in 2014, impressing with a high tackle count.
BBC Sport Online reviews Welford Road, home to Leicester Tigers. Owen Williams's kicking saw Leicester beat Wasps to stay in touch with the Premiership play-off places. Tigers led 9-3 at half-time after a disjointed first period through three penalties from fly-half Williams and one from Wasps' Andy Goode.
Leicester Tigers have not won the league title since 2013. Bleddyn Jones, the former Tigers fly-half who has commentated on the club for BBC Radio Leicester since 1987, is among those shareholding ... Leicester Tigers produced a superb second-half comeback to beat Gloucester in an epic encounter and keep their Premiership play-off hopes alive. Telusa Veainu and England centre Manu Tuilagi both crossed in the opening 11 minutes to give Tigers an early lead. If you're travelling from further afield, or just want to enjoy more than just the match, why not take advantage of a Leicester Tigers Match Break with Thomas Cook Sport. Your break will include hotel accommodation, and a guaranteed ticket. Book Now
Second-half tries from Greg Bateman and Telusa Veainu saw second-bottom Leicester come from behind to beat Wasps in the Premiership. Two Jimmy Gopperth penalties put Wasps 6-3 up after a ... Credit where credit is due to Richard Cockerill. I always admired him and was sad to see him leave but believe a change was necessary ( sadly the club didn’t do what I had hoped for:a complete overhaul of the coaching set up from top to bottom).
Newcastle Falcons secured a dramatic win at play-off rivals Leicester thanks to Ally Hogg's controversial late try. Forward Hogg crashed over from close range and referee Luke Pearce awarded the ... The official website of Leicester Tigers Jump to Main Content Jump to Primary Navigation leicestertigers.com Rugby Explained Conference & Events Contact Us Holland & Barrett
Get the latest news from the BBC in Leicester: Local website with breaking news, sport, weather and travel from the area plus in-depth features, analysis, audio and video coverage; listen to BBC ... Leicester Tigers recovered from a 10-point deficit at Welford Road to beat Newcastle, who dropped to the bottom of the Premiership table. The sides were level at 10-10 at half-time after Nili Latu bundled over for Newcastle and Telusa Veainu brought Leicester back on terms.
Leicester are called the Tigers because the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, nicknamed the "Tigers" provided many of the club's players in their early days. What to do with the other half who hates Rugby? Thomas Cook opened his first travel office in Leicester and is buried in Welford Road cemetery, close to the Tigers' home ground. As a result ... Saracens' last defeat had come at Leicester back on 20 March and those memories may have threatened to come flooding back when Leicester centre Tuilagi raced in under the posts after only 40 seconds. But, after consultation with the Television Match Official, referee JP Doyle ruled it out for Barrow playing the ball on the floor and Saracens never looked back.
Premiership rugby club Leicester Tigers has put itself up for sale and is seeking a price of about £60m, BBC Sport understands. "There is a great history in sport of sides being successful who come out of tough pools. "The defence in the last 15 minutes was as tough as anything you would get in international rugby. "The last two weeks (Ospreys have played Leicester and Clermont) have been of Test match intensity." Leicester boss Richard Cockerill: "We are out of the ... BBC Radio Leicester Sport: Pre-match podcast on demand - All the build-up and interviews ahead of Leicester City's and Leicester Tigers' matches.
Becoming the first side to defend the Heineken Cup, Leicester also wrapped up their fourth consecutive Premiership victory mid-way through the season. Under the guidance of coach Dean Richards, the Tigers have become the most feared club side in the northerm hemisphere. Barlesque Web Service Deprecation Notice. You may already be aware of Project Finland to turn off the Forge platform. If not, see The Future of Forge on Confluence.. One consequence of Project Finland is that Barlesque will no longer be available and the web service URL used to render this page will be less resilient end of 2017 and then break at the end of 2018.
Newcastle Falcons secured a dramatic win at play-off rivals Leicester thanks to Ally Hogg's controversial late try. Forward Hogg crashed over from close range and referee Luke Pearce awarded the ... Leicester fly-half Jeremy Staunton missed an injury-time penalty to condemn the Tigers to their fourth Premiership defeat in five games. A interception try by Staunton, who scored all Leicester's points, helped give Tigers a 16-6 lead before Dave Attwood struck for Bath on half time. Some numpty at the BBC Sport department needs to have the website proof read before hitting submit. I quote "Ed Slater returns from an ankle injury to join the squad and Freddie Burns is also fit, while James Haskell, Jack Clifford and Sam Jones are out injured."
Leicester Tigers boss Matt O'Connor told BBC 5 live: "It was a golden opportunity for us, not only for bragging rights in the derby but to keep ourselves in the mix in the top four, and that is ... Superb displays from half-backs Toby Flood and Ben Youngs helped Leicester fight back from an early 10-point deficit to beat Ospreys and get their Heineken Cup campaign back on track. Tries from Ryan Jones and Manu Tuilagi helped make it 10-10 at half-time. Four penalties to Flood to three from Dan Biggar saw the Tigers edge clear.
Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor has left the club with immediate effect. O'Connor, 47, departed 48 hours after the Tigers lost 40-6 at Exeter in their opening Premiership game of the season. Tuesday's 23-12 defeat by Bath means the Tigers need another team to slip up if they are to finish in the top four. Kay told BBC Radio Leicester: "It is out of our hands now but we have got to re-group and win our last three games. "If we go out and win, and play as we can do, then we can be proud of that even if we do not qualify."
Leicester were 11th in the Premiership last season, their worst ever finish, and are in the same place this season. The Tigers would be bottom but for Saracens' points deduction, and subsequent ... Breaking news headlines about Leicester Tigers linking to 1,000s of websites from around the world
Charlie Capps spent three seasons at Yorkshire Carnegie. Leicester Tigers have signed prop Charlie Capps on a short-term deal from Glasgow Warriors with fellow prop Gaston Cortes moving the other way. Leicester Tigers sign Exeter Chiefs hooker Greg Bateman and former New Zealand Under 20s scrum-half Jono Kitto.
BBC Sport Villa boss bemoans VAR in Spurs defeat Aston Villa manager Dean Smith says a "farcical VAR decision" contributed to Tottenham's last-gasp Premier League win at Villa Park on Sunday. I’ve just looked at the BBC Sport App and it states this: Steve Borthwick will join Leicester as head coach once he has completed his coaching commitments with England. It doesn’t mention that he will start directly after the Six Nations.
Reports suggested Loffreda's role with the Tigers had been on the line as the club struggled to qualify for Europe. But Sunday's 26-25 victory at Gloucester booked their place in the Premiership final against Wasps. Loffreda told BBC Radio Leicester: "The fans, the players, the squad and the staff were really supportive." Barlesque Web Service Deprecation Notice. You may already be aware of Project Finland to turn off the Forge platform. If not, see The Future of Forge on Confluence.. One consequence of Project Finland is that Barlesque will no longer be available and the web service URL used to render this page will be less resilient end of 2017 and then break at the end of 2018.
The Tigers pack then pulverised Bath's front row, with Bath getting a warning before prop Shaun Knight also saw yellow and Thompstone was able to take advantage in the corner after Leicester ... Barlesque Web Service Deprecation Notice. You may already be aware of Project Finland to turn off the Forge platform. If not, see The Future of Forge on Confluence.. One consequence of Project Finland is that Barlesque will no longer be available and the web service URL used to render this page will be less resilient end of 2017 and then break at the end of 2018.
The home of Leicester Rugby Union on BBC Sport online. Includes the latest news stories, results, fixtures, video and audio. Leicester and England scrum-half Ben Youngs says new coaches at club and country have reinvigorated his career. The 26-year-old played a key role in England's Six Nations Grand Slam success under Eddie Jones. He is also thriving under the tutelage of Tigers head coach Aaron Mauger. Members of Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby team took part in the production of a feature for the BBC’s The One Show alongside life member Matt Hampson and his charity foundation. A film crew from the show joined the team for a training session at the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre to discover more about the sport.
Sale Sharks were made to pay for missed kicks at goal as the Premiership's bottom club lost at Leicester Tigers. Will Cliff failed with all three of his attempts, which would have contributed an ... Leicester Tigers have parted company with director of rugby Dean Richards. Richards led the Tigers to four league titles and two Heineken Cup triumphs during a sparkling seven-year reign at Welford Road. But Leicester crashed out of Europe in the group stages this season and lie only ninth in the Premiership. Leicester have appeared in five European finals, the joint-second most overall, as well as the two victories they have also lost finals three times, in 1997, 2007 and 2009. Three Leicester Tigers players were members of the 2003 Rugby World Cup Final winning England side including captain Martin JohnsonRead More