Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers' defeat in Treviso leaves Matt O'Connor's squad with plenty to work on

Leicester Tigers have plenty of things to work on ahead of the new Gallagher Premiership season, which gets underway at Exeter on September 1.<p>That …

English Premiership Rugby

Chris Ashton faces a ban after Sale and England wing is sent off for punching Castres scrum-half Rory Kockott in feisty friendly win in France

Chris Ashton's return to England is off to the worst possible start as he faces a ban for punching a Castres player in a pre-season match for …

Sport (UK)

Australia 13-38 New Zealand: All Blacks pick up opening Rugby Championship win in Sydney again

New Zealand began the defence of their Rugby Championship crown - and Bledisloe Cup - in the perfect way possible on Saturday as they secured a …

New Zealand

Heineken Champions Cup: Ulster to host Leicester Tigers in opening match

<b>Ulster will play host to Leicester Tigers in their opening Pool Four match in the Heineken Champions Cup.</b><p>The two sides will meet at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday, 13 October on the first weekend of pool matches.<p>Leinster will begin the defence of their European crown against Wasps in the opening game …

English Premiership Rugby

Treviso 26-10 Leicester Tigers: Italian Job ends in defeat for Tigers

Leicester Tigers' second pre-season game ended in a 26-10 defeat against Treviso in Italy.<p>Tigers gave a run-out to some of their more experienced …

English Premiership Rugby

City Women claim point against Leicester in opening round of Continental Cup

Leicester started the brighter of the two sides and took a surprise early lead to shock City Women. Rosie Axten was played in behind Dykes and she …

FA WSL

Leicester Tigers open their Heineken Cup challenge with a visit to Ulster

Leicester Tigers' first match in this season's Heineken Cup will see them face Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium.<p>Tigers will go to Northern Ireland to …

English Premiership Rugby

Leicester Tigers forwards coach Mark Bakewell is working to get the right blend

It is no secret that Leicester Tigers have looked to beef up their pack over the course of the summer.<p>The addition of Will Spencer, Guy Thompson and …

English Premiership Rugby

Preview: South Africa v Argentina

<b>Argentina coach Mario Ledesma will be looking to get his reign off to a positive start when his side face the Springboks in Durban on …

South Africa

Kyle Eastmond and David Denton are both set for Leicester Tigers debuts

Leicester Tigers will have a much more seasoned look to them when they face Treviso in Italy on Friday evening.<p>After an inexperienced side edged out …

English Premiership Rugby

Leicester Tigers duo in Australia squad to face New Zealand in Rugby Championship

Leicester Tigers pair Tatafu Polota-Nau and Matt Toomua have both been named in the Australia squad to face New Zealand in the opening game of the …

Winger Jonah Holmes aims to establish his place in Leicester Tigers starting line-up

Leicester Tigers wing Jonah Holmes hopes that the coming season is a "special" one for the Welford Road club.<p>Leicester are coming off the unusual - …

English Premiership Rugby

Treviso will provide another chance for Leicester Tigers young players to put down a marker

Leicester Tigers face Treviso in Italy on Friday evening and are set to hand another opportunity to the bulk of the squad who defeated Cardiff Blues …

English Premiership Rugby

Leicester Tigers in turmoil as coach Matt O'Connor battles for his job

Leicester will go into the new season against a backdrop of turbulence behind the scenes, with senior figures at the club harbouring doubts about …

Sport (UK)

Returning Ben Gulliver ready to engage Coventry with community

Coventry Rugby have boosted their Community team with the appointments of former player Ben Gulliver and Sian Haynes from Northampton Saints.<p>Gulliver …

Coventry

Wallabies' Folau won't back down from aerial contest despite ban

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia are beginning to reach their true potential, star fullback Israel Folau said Tuesday, vowing to unleash his aerial …

Sport (South Africa)

'It's been a blessing to get back on the pitch' - Stuart Olding

Davidson, who has built a stellar coaching career after his days as a lock for Ulster, London Irish, Castres, Ireland and the Lions, took charge of …

Top 14

Leicester Tigers young players were "brilliant" in the rain, says Joe Ford

Joe Ford had the final say as Leicester Tigers won their pre-season game at Cardiff Blues.<p>The fly-half landed a long-distance penalty to snatch a …

English Premiership Rugby

We have to up our game for Italian Job, says Leicester Tigers' Jonah Holmes

Leicester Tigers have a straightforward initial aim when they run out against Treviso in Italy on Friday night for their second pre-season friendly …

English Premiership Rugby

Hooker Jimmy Stevens is settling back into life with Leicester Tigers

Summer signing Jimmy Stevens is no stranger to the Leicester Tigers camp.<p>The 27-year-old Cornishman came through the Tigers academy before embarking …

English Premiership Rugby

Ulster Rugby hit with blow as Jacob Stockdale injury confirmed

Ulster have been hit with a serious blow as a Jacob Stockdale injury was confirmed this morning.Stockdale, who lit up the Six Nations earlier this …

Ulster Rugby

Tom Brady says his family were verbally abused on sidelines

Former Leicester Tigers winger Tom Brady said a fan hurled abuse at his wife and mother as they watched him play in a pre-season friendly.

Tom Brady

Cardiff Blues 15-17 Leicester Tigers: Joe Ford's late penalty snatches victory for Tigers

Joe Ford's last-minute penalty earned Leicester Tigers a 17-15 win over Cardiff Blues in their opening pre-season game.<p>Ford struck from halfway to …

Cardiff Blues

Ross McMillan: Leicester Tigers sign former Bristol Bears hooker

English Premiership Rugby

What Nizaam Carr said about Nathan Hughes and Wasps' number eight battle

Wasps have a dilemma on their hands heading into the 2018/19 season - the kind of quandary that is the envy of their rivals.<p>The injury-plagued …

Nathan Hughes

Former Wasps coach Shaun Edwards to take up Wigan Warriors role

Former Wasps head coach Shaun Edwards will return to rugby league after signing a three-year deal at Wigan Warriors.<p>The Wales defence coach is set to …

Great Britain

Playing for England U20s was an unbelievable experience, says Leicester Tigers' Ben White

Ben White is welcoming the early opportunity for competitive action with Leicester Tigers even though last season for him did not finish until the …

English Premiership Rugby

Leicester Tigers forward David Denton is fit and firing after his summer break

David Denton was ready for a break after completing Scotland's summer tour to Canada, the USA and Argentina late in June.<p>However, at the same time …

English Premiership Rugby

New Cardiff Blues boss welcomes the pre-season challenge from Leicester Tigers

New Cardiff Blues head coach John Mulvihill is looking for his side to carry forward the momentum picked up at the end of last season when they won …

Cardiff Blues

Back-row forward David Denton wants to put down a marker with Leicester Tigers

Back-row forward David Denton says he has come to Leicester Tigers to "put down a marker."<p>Head coach Matt O'Connor was delighted to sign the …

English Premiership Rugby