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Johnny McPhillips Departs Ulster For Leicester Tigers

Ulster out-half, Johnny McPhillips has signed a deal with Leicester Tigers and will join the English Premiership ahead of next season.  McPhillips becomes the second Irish player to move to Welford Road this summer alongside Leinster’s, Noel Reid, where they will be coached by former Irish international, Geordan Murphy. He was born in England and spent five years playing soccer …

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Manu Tuilagi Turns Down Big Money Move To Racing 92

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England international, Manu Tuilagi has rejected an offer from French rugby powerhouse, Racing 92 in favour of signing a new deal with Leicester Tigers. The robust centre had been to France to discuss terms with the Parisians but has since decided to stay loyal to the club with whom he has spent his entire career. The 27-year-old said on Leicester’s …

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Leicester Appoint Geordan Murphy As Head Coach Despite Poor Form

English Premiership side Leicester announced the appointment of Geordan Murphy as head coach on a permanent basis on Tuesday despite a poor run of results under his leadership. The 40-year-old had been holding the position on an interim basis since the opening weeks of the season when Matt O’Connor was sacked after one league game. “It is a huge honour …

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Geordan Murphy Makes Winning Start As Leicester’s Interim Boss

Geordan Murphy enjoyed a winning start as Leicester’s interim head coach with a dramatic 49-33 victory over Newcastle on Saturday. Murphy was thrust into the manager’s role after Matt O’Connor was sensationally sacked on Monday following Leicester’s 40-6 humiliation against Exeter in their English Premiership opener. Former Ireland full-back Murphy has already made a positive impression on his squad judging …

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Austin Healey: Leicester Tigers Are Embarrassing And A Shambles

Former Leicester Tigers stalwart and current pundit, Austin Healey, has hit out at his former club over the situation which has seen Matt O’Connor sacked after just one game into the new Gallagher Premiership season.  O’Connor was relieved of his duties after the Tigers suffered a sobering 40-6 loss to the Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park. Geordan Murphy, who was …

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The “I Can’t Believe They Were Picked By The Lions” XV

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Every four years we are told how special it is to be selected by the Lions and how those players rank among a unique few to have worn the famous red jersey. However, thanks to overeager broadcasters replaying tapes of hair-raising speeches and famous tries, so much of what made the Lions extraordinary is becoming mundane. In fact, the mythology once associated …

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Leicester Tigers 2002 Vs. Saracens 2016: Rating Each Player To Find Out Who Was The Better Team

Although the rivalry between the Leicester Tigers and Saracens may only be a modern incarnation, they have both given rise to two of the best club teams in the history of English rugby. While the core of the Leicester team may have had it’s roots in the amateur era, they were completely professional in their approach. The Tigers won four Premiership titles …

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By Numbers: Leicester Tigers In The Premiership

In the history of the Premieship Leicester Tigers have been one of the most consistent clubs in the competition, making the play-offs every year since 2004 and winning the Premiership trophy four times in twelve years. We take a look back at some of their most impressive stats since the Premiership’s inception. Team Records Biggest win: 83 – 10 v …

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