Name
Leicester Tigers

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Leicester Tigers vs Newcastle Falcons (27 Apr)

Established
1880 (138 years old)

Sport
Rugby

Manager
Matt O'Connor

Stadium/Home
Welford Road
(25,849 Capacity)

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Location
Leicester

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League
Rugby Union Premiership

Site
Home / Rugby / Rugby Union Premiership / Leicester Tigers


Upcoming Events
27 Apr Leicester Tigers - Newcastle Falcons Welford Road
28 Apr Leicester Tigers - Newcastle Falcons Welford Road
29 Apr Leicester Tigers - Newcastle Falcons Welford Road
05 May Sale Sharks - Leicester Tigers

Latest Results
15 Apr Leicester Tigers - Northampton Saints Welford Road
14 Apr Leicester Tigers - Northampton Saints Welford Road
13 Apr Leicester Tigers - Northampton Saints Welford Road
08 Apr Bath Rugby - Leicester Tigers
07 Apr Bath Rugby - Leicester Tigers

Description

Leicester are the most successful English club since the introduction of league rugby in 1987, a record 10 times English champions – 4 more than either Bath or Wasps, and last won the Aviva Premiership title in the 2012/2013 season. Leicester have also appeared in a record nine successive Premiership finals, from 2005–2013. The Tigers have never finished a league season below 6th position, and are one of only four teams (along with Gloucester, Bath and Wasps) never to have been relegated from the top division. Leicester are also the only English side to have qualified to play in every Heineken Cup in which English teams have participated, and are also the most successful English side in Europe; back-to-back champions in 2001 and 2002 and losing finalists in 1997, 2007 and 2009.

Team Members

Greg Bateman

Chris Baumann

Tom Brady

George Catchpo

Patric Cillier

Dan Cole

Sam Harrison

Graham Kitchen

Logovi'i Mulip

Michele Rizzo

Matt Smith

Mathew Tait

Adam Thompston

Manusamoa Tuil

Telusa Veainu

Ben Youngs

Tom Youngs

Stadium or Home

Welford Road is a rugby union stadium in Leicester, England and is the home ground for Leicester Tigers. It is located between Aylestone Road and Welford Road on the edge of the city centre. The stadium has a capacity of 24,000, making it the largest purpose-built club rugby union ground in England.

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