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Toulon Sign Leicester Tigers Winger JP Pietersen

South Africa v Samoa - Group B: Rugby World Cup 2015

Toulon have announced the signing of South Africa’s World Cup winning winger, JP Pietersen on a two-year contract from Leicester Tigers. This move was part of a busy day for both teams. Toulon had lost James O’Connor to Sale Sharks in the morning in a transfer that nobody saw coming. Meanwhile, Gareth Owen had just become a Tiger after leaving …

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Leicester Tigers Have Just Signed An Irish International Back Row

Leicester Tigers have just confirmed that they have signed Irish international back row, Dominic Ryan, from Leinster Rugby. There has been speculation surrounding the future of Ryan who made his Ireland debut against Georgia in November 2014 – it remains his sole Irish cap for the Irish senior team. Ryan has found himself down the pecking order at Leinster this …

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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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