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March 6, 2022

Saracens 34 Tigers 27: The 3–2–1 post-match review

I’ve no intention of using this blog to write match reports on Tigers games. Plenty of local and national sites offer that with a level of quality and timeliness I can’t compete with. I’ll simply link to them each week. Instead, my aim is to reflect after each game on three positives, two areas for improvement, and one talking point. I...
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March 4, 2022

Former Tigers CEO Simon Cohen set to sue club for unfair dismissal and loss of earnings

The RugbyPass website is reporting that Leicester Tigers former CEO, Simon Cohen, is set to sue the club: “RugbyPass understands that the ex-Tigers CEO is set to appear in court this Monday in Leicester and is suing for unfair dismissal and for loss of earnings, arising out of his exit from the club. ” Cohen departed the club in May 20...
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March 4, 2022

Steve Borthwick: McCall return a boost for Saracens

Steve Borthwick, Tigers head coach, spoke to the official website ahead of Saturday’s game against Saracens. Here’s what he had to say: “This is an exciting challenge for us, up against a squad of their calibre and experience. I am certain too that the return of Mark McCall this week, which is fantastic to see, has been a big boost to ...
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March 4, 2022

Ford, Heyes, and Chessum all start: Sarries v Tigers pre-match info

After beating Gloucester last time out, Tigers head down the M1 to face second-placed Saracens at the StoneX stadium. Kick off is 3pm on Saturday 5 March. The game is live on BT Sport. Despite Tigers 16 point lead over Saracens in table, head coach Steve Borthwick said this week that he still considers them to be the best team in Engla...
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March 3, 2022

Borthwick’s evolving selection policy

Leicester Tigers face Saracens, away at the StoneX stadium, this Saturday. It will be interesting, as always, to see what team Steve Borthwick, the Tigers head coach, goes for. When the teams faced each other at Mattioli Woods Welford Road back in October, Tigers came away with the points thanks to a last minute penalty try, subsequent...
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