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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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The Telegraph Links Two Premiership Clubs With Moves For Leinster’s Jack Conan

Guinness PRO12, The RDS, Dublin 3/12/2016
Leinster vs Newport Gwent Dragons
Leinster's Jack Conan
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Leinster’s Jack Conan could be about to find himself at a crossroads in his career. A player of undoubted ability, the 24-year-old number eight currently finds himself behind Jamie Heaslip in Leinster’s pecking order. Indeed, Conan might have to bide his time on the bench a little longer after Jamie Heaslip signed a new contract with the IRFU, keeping him Leinster …

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Confirmed: George Ford Re-Signs For Leicester Tigers

Wasps v Bath Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

In a move that was mooted since his decision to depart Bath in the summer, England out-half George Ford has re-signed with his former club, Leicester Tigers. Currently entrenched in the England camp, Ford is doing his part as the Red Rose bid to defend their Six Nations crown. While on the first of two breaks in the test series, …

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Bath Set To Swoop For Freddie Burns Following Reports Of George Ford’s Departure

Wasps v Bath Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

Although George Ford’s move to the Leicester Tigers has yet to be officially confirmed, The Times believe the England fly-half has already agreed to move to Welford Road next summer. Ford’s anticipated departure comes as little surprise, as any number of clubs ranging from Toulon to the Sale Sharks had been linked with a move for the 23-year-old in recent weeks. …

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Opinion: Where Has It All Gone Wrong At Leicester Tigers?

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: A Leicester Tigers supporter waves a flag during the Anglo-Welsh Cup match between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints at Welford Road Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Leicester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

This season we have seen a further decline in the quality of rugby played by one of English rugby’s behemoth teams, Leicester Tigers. It begs the question, what has gone wrong? From 2004 to 2013 the Leicester Tigers featured in a record nine consecutive Premiership finals. This run epitomised a domination of English rugby that can not be truly appreciated without …

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Top England Prospect Ellis Genge Commits Himself to Leicester

England Training Session

Since making the switch to Leicester Tigers last year, Ellis Genge has seen his promising kick into high gear. Now, despite his mentor Richard Cockerill’s departure from the Tigers, Genge is eager to commit his future to the club. The 21-year-old was brought to Leicester by Cockerill last season from Bristol and since joining the club, has steadily improved to …

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