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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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Leicester Tigers Confirm Interest In England Fly-Half After Owen Williams Departure

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

Although news of Owen Williams’ impending departure from the Leicester Tigers didn’t come as too much of a surprise, his move to Gloucester does come as a bit of a blow. Williams’ ability to play at inside centre grants the Tigers additional creativity, particularly with Matt Toomua ruled out for the remainder of the season. The Welsh playmaker also possesses a massive boot, …

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Gloucester Add Two More Forwards Following Williams Signing

Fraser Balmain

Gloucester have continued to bolster their squad for next season after confirming that Leicester prop Fraser Balmain and Worcester front-rower Val Rapava-Ruskin will both be joining David Humphrey’s side next season. The acquisition of Balmain and Rapava-Ruskin follows the signings of Tigers playmaker Owen Williams and Lyon backrower Carl Fearns who will also make their way to the Kingsholm next season. Director …

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Leicester Tigers Fly-Half Owen Williams Set To Join Premiership Rivals In Mega Money Transfer

Leicester Tigers v Saracens - Aviva Premiership

Good news stories have been in short supply for the Leicester Tigers in recent weeks. Injuries sustained by Matt Toomua and Manu Tuilagi robbed the club of their first choice center combination, leading to a lack of any real cutting edge in the back line, limiting the type of strategy Richard Cockerill could deploy. Nevertheless, when the lack of creativity was …

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Manu Tuilagi’s Lions Dreams In Tatters Following Season Ending Knee Injury

manu-tuilagi

The news that every Leicester Tigers and England fan dreaded has been confirmed – Manu Tuilagi’s season is over following another knee injury. With it go any hopes of Six Nations or British and Irish Lions involvement. According to the Telegraph, scans on the centre’s knee following the Tigers’ 18-12 defeat to Saracens at the weekend have confirmed that significant …

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