The Leicester Tigers’ lost their game against Racing 92 at Welford Road but the head coach Matt O’Connor hailed the team. Racing started out very well, scoring 14 points in the opening stage and it proved very vital in the game. Sadly, even when the Tigers started their comeback, they could not match their opponents.
O’Connor was happy that his team was able to battle their way back into the game. He admitted that the 14 points start against “a side as good as Racing” ensured they did not win the game. The coach added that the game conditions meant such a lead would be difficult to catch. (more…)
Leicester Tigers are ‘very aware of what is at stake’ when they were face to London Irish at Welford Road on Saturday.
In Exeter last weekend lost Aviva Premiership was the sixth consecutive defeat and for 50 years they equaled their worse runs.
On Saturday they equal the worse premiership by five consecutive losses and for the first time since 1975 they lost four games row wise at Welford Road. (more…)