Tigers To Retain Dom Barrow

It’s the players who make the difference to any team and who knows it better than the coaches of Leicester Tigers. This competitive team has star players on its squad and the management intends to keep it that way. Dom Barrow is one such player who is considered an asset for the team.

Dom Barrow plays in second row for the team. He is known to have an intensity in his games that is infectious. The director of rugby for the team thinks that, if every member would have his attitude, the whole team would perform better. He was a lock forward, 23 years of age, when he was signed on for Leicester Tigers from Newcastle. Since the coming of Barrow into the team last summer the team has definitely been playing better. Continue reading » Tigers To Retain Dom Barrow

Leicester Hope For Better

The Premiership season ended with Leicester Tigers putting up a brave front against their opposing team Bath. The game ran a total of 38-27 scores. It saw the Tigers put up a formidable defense against players like Semesa Rokoduguni. He tried scoring in every half and that was a constant threat to Leicester Tigers.

The Tigers started off well, but the second half was taken away from Bath. They reduced the chances for Leicester but the latter also made it difficult for Bath to secure an easy win. Continue reading » Leicester Hope For Better

England Primed By Leicester City Wins

The England rugby team is much motivated by the recent success that Leicester City earned from winning the Premier League. Last year’s loss to Australia in the World Cup had been difficult for them. When Leicester City won the Premier League as a triumph that seemed to inspire the England rugby team as well.

The stunning and unanticipated victory of the team has inspired the team with the hope that they will also be able to get back on their feet. With a matchup coming up soon with Australia, the team needs to be bolstered in their confidence. Eddie Jones having become the head coach for the team is another great feat for the team. Continue reading » England Primed By Leicester City Wins

Tigers Have An Upcoming Playoff

The rugby stars of Leicester joined in when the football team won the Premier League this week. Indeed, it was a championship win that caught everyone by surprise. With Leicester City clinching the title in the Premier League at the beginning of the week, it has put all other Leicester teams in a holiday and celebration mood.

The Tigers, who are fourth placed, have booked their place in the playoffs for Premiership. The rugby team cannot rest though, as the men would be taking on the Bath team in the final league that is coming up this Saturday. Continue reading » Tigers Have An Upcoming Playoff

Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs ‘reinvigorated’

Ben Youngs, the Leicester and England scrum-half, told that the new coaches at country and club have refreshed his career. The twenty six year old played an important role in England’s Six Nations Grand Slam days under the guidance of Eddie Jones.

He is also flourishing under the guardianship of Aaron Mauger, the Tigers head coach. Speaking BBC Radio 5, Youngs told that with Mauge and Eddie, he feels that he could play like he did when he first came on the scene for Leicester, when he did not fear what might happen if it went wrong. Continue reading » Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs ‘reinvigorated’

Australia Tour: Jonny Wilkinson not on England coaching staff

Jonny Wilkinson would not be part of the coaching staff of England for the Australia tour this June — and Eddie Jones would carry on to personally oversee the attacking game of the team. Following the recent Grand Slam success, Eddie had showed a concern in covering the World Cup-winner’s interest as a kicking master.

But the iconic ex No ten is believed to undertake broadcast work at home during the tour. A leading website reported that there is now no hope that the arrangement being called off or amended. After the Six Nations campaign, Eddie had also hinted that he would include a backs coach to his management squad just for the 3-Test series against his home nation.

Still, it is believed that the programs have been meliorated and that Jones would keep his hands-on role introducing the attack for the games with Wallabies in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Still, there is likely to be more pre-tour enlisting, in the form of a full-time mob coach. While the senior England team is Down Under, Saxons are going to South Africa for 2 matches against Emerging Springboks.

There had been suggestion that Rob Baxter, the head coach of Exeter, would suggest that significant development tour, but in spite of that initial approach he has not been asked to participate. Instead, the suggestions are that Jon Callard — who has held many coaching roles within RFU for many years — would carry the Saxons’ responsibility, helped by Ali Hepher, Exeter backs coach.