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Watch: Ben Youngs Offers Warren Gatland A Timely Reminder Of His Abilities With Sniping Try

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 15: Ben Youngs of Leicester breaks with the ball to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Newcastle Falcons at Welford Road on April 15, 2017 in Leicester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Leicester Tigers and England scrum-half Ben Youngs is not being talked about much ahead of Wednesday’s Lions squad announcement, but most are in agreement that Eddie Jones’ go-to man is likely to be travelling to New Zealand this summer. While Conor Murray and Rhys Webb are shoo-ins to make the Lions squad, there is real competition for a third spot. The …

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Kurtley Beale Set To Leave Wasps At The End Of The Season

Wasps v Leicester Tigers - Aviva Premiership

Wasps have this afternoon confirmed that Kurtley Beale will leave the club at the end of the season and return to Australia. Despite only joining the Premiership club last summer, there has been constant speculation hanging over his future, with Fox Sports hinting at his departure as early as last September. In February, ESPN then reported that Michael Cheika was preparing the ground …

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Former Leicester Tigers Coach Now Favourite To Take Over At Welford Road [Report]

Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints - Aviva Premiership Final

The Leicester Tigers appear to be closing in on a replacement for Richard Cockerill, after the Leicester Mercury reported that Matt O’Connor is now to favourite to take over at Welford Road next season. The 46-year-old Australian had enjoyed four successful years at the Tigers after being appointed as backs coach by Heyneke Meyer, and was subsequently promoted to head coach …

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Aviva Premiership: Race for the Top Four Gathers Pace

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Brad Barritt, the Saracens captain, raises the Aviva Premiership trophy after their victory during the Aviva Premiership final match between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham Stadium on May 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England’s Premiership has been rumbling on these last few weeks whilst people’s attention has been drawn to the international arena, it has got awful tight in the top half. Five teams look to be vying for a spot in May’s play-offs and a shot at lifting the trophy at the home of rugby. Wasps currently sit pretty, six points clear …

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Richard Cockerill Announced As New Edinburgh Head Coach

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - MARCH 08: Richard Cockerill of Leicester Tigers ahead of the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park on March 8, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Richard Cockerill has not been out of work for long. Having parted ways with Leicester Tigers last month after a disappointing run of form, the Englishman has been confirmed as Edinburgh’s new head coach. The three-time Premiership winning coach has signed a two-year deal with the Scottish outfit, and will relocate to Scotland once his finishes his role with Toulon. …

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Richard Cockerill Set For Shock Pro12 Switch

London Irish v Leicester Tigers - Aviva Premiership

Despite being sacked by the Leicester Tigers, Richard Cockerill remains a man in demand. Within days of leaving Welford Road, the 46-year-old was on a plane to the south of France where he joined Mike Ford at Toulon. However, given that Cockerill was only employed on a short term contract at the Stade Mayol, there had been much speculation over his …

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