Morgan hopeful of recovery

Ben Morgan, the England No. 8, is in quite high spirits about his fitness issues as he looks set to recover from an injury that ended his season in time to keep his dream of representing England in the Rugby Six Nations alive.

Capped 27 times by the England team, Morgan has not played a competitive match since suffering a horrendous looking broken leg while playing for Leicester Rugby against Saracens FC in the Aviva Premiership in January.

Cockerill says Leicester Tigers will spend money in transfer window

Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the Leicester Tigers is in need of some high quality reinforcements and will not back down from spending money to plug the holes in the squad, according to Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill.

Leicester Beats London Irish by 12-6

To secure the hope of finishing in the top four, Leicester Tigers beat London Irish which was a close-knit encounter.

In the first half, scrum was dominated by Leicester and it was in the last minute of the break that Geoff Cross was sin-binned. Two penalties were kicked by Freddie Burns and the visitors had a half time with 9-3 with a drop-goal. It was in the Madejski Stadium with rain and windy condition.
It was David Mele who secured the necessary points for Tigers just when Shane Geraghty retorted with fly-half.

Northampton Saints sign Jamie Gibson from Leicester Tigers

Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the Northampton Saints have announced the signing of flanker Jamie Gibson from fierce East Midlands rivals the Leicester Tigers for the new season.

The 24 year old, who was a part of the England squad for their summer tour of 2012 without being handed a cap, is one of the most promising players on the fringes of the England team and his signing for the new season means the Jimmies will go into the 2015/16 even stronger.

Toulon Win Against The Tigers

Toulon took their revenge by defeating the Tigers as they were defeated at the Leicester. In the starting quarter Toulon showed an intensity which was unmatchable. The victory was comprehensive for his team. There was fury amongst the crowd as well in the first quarter. Soon Toulon was up with 16-0. Courage was shown by Toulon in the game against the Tigers. Second half Leicester showed some momentum but they were obviously no match against Toulon.

Leicester Injury-Hit Team Doesn’t Want Sympathy: Winger

Amidst huge discussions about the devastating form of injury hit Leicester Tigers, the squad winger Benjamin (Miles) has stated that they are looking for anything but sympathy.
In one of his recent interviews, the Tigers winger remarked that they aren’t having any sorry feel for their injuries post the bad defeat to the London Irish club lately.

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England Rugby team shaping up under Stuart Lancaster

The England Rugby Team looks complete and organized ahead of their campaign this year. A number of players have come up through the Rugby Union that focuses on encouraging the domestic players and provide them enough opportunities to prove their worth.

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South Africa and Argentina look to outdo each other in Rugby Championship

South Africa has been one of the dominant forces in men’s rugby along with Australia and the most powerful New Zealand side. They will be looking to impress one and all as they go up against Argentina in the Rugby Championship clash that is coming up within a few days time. Heyneke Meyer is the coach of the Springbok team which will be up against the Pumas. He has already announced his team ahead of the clash and the new player who will be making his debut is Damian De Allende. He will be strengthening the centre along with the team’s captain Jean De Villiers.

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Goneva signs extension with Leicester Tigers

Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the Leicester Tigers have announced that centre Vereniki Goneva has put pen to paper to a new contract with the club.

Goneva, a former Fijian international player, joined the reigning Premiership champions in the summer of 2012 and in his 37 appearances for the club, has scored 17 tries and the 30 year old was also named as the Premiership Player of the Month for February this year.

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Injury strikes again as Bowden ruled out

It seems that the injury curse for the reigning Aviva Premiership champions the Leicester Tigers is showing no sign of letting up after Dan Bowden was forced to have his appendix removed while he was enjoying some time off in New Zealand.

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