Blaine Scully treasures Cardiff Blues memories in post-rugby life

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Blaine Scully has called time on his professional rugby career, but looks back on his time with Leicester Tigers, Cardiff Blues and USA fondly as he looks forward to a life of parenthood and ambition.  The former Eagles captain spoke to Robert Rees about his post-rugby life, his journey into rugby and his time travelling […] READ MORE


BT set to televise Gallagher Premiership games, four games free to air

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The Gallagher Premiership is back and will kick off at The Stoop on August 14 when Harlequins take on Sale Sharks in their round 14 match-up. Robert Rees has all the latest from the fixtures announcement. Round 14 fixtures August 14, Harlequins vs Sale Sharks August 15, Exeter Chiefs vs Leicester Tigers August 15, Bath […] READ MORE


Manu Tuilagi and others released by Leicester Tigers

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With the ‘click of a button’ news that Manu Tuilagi and others had been released by the Leicester Tigers quickly reinforced the Covid19 aftermath. As salaries and earnings were reduced at Premiership Rugby clubs, the concessions given (and taken), have cost much. At the Leicester Tigers organization, up to 31 members of staff have needed […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership fixtures to be released next week

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Gallagher Premiership fixtures are to be released next week according to the CEO of Premiership Rugby. As clubs enter stage two of training the clubs can finally get a plan on where their path heads.  Gallagher Premiership fixtures ready to be released Darren Childs, CEO of Premiership has today said on Twitter “One step closer […] READ MORE


Exclusive: Greg Bateman released by Leicester Tigers after contract disputes

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Greg Bateman has failed to come to an agreement with Leicester Tigers over a renewal of his contract. Bateman, among others have seen their deals in the air due to the COVID pandemic and as such players are forced to move on. Manu Tuilagi’s future is also up in the air after his contract deal […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2020-21 complete list of transfers

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The Gallagher Premiership teams are still completing business deals as usual, despite a lack of live action, so here is the complete list of transfers in the Premiership. This list will continue to be updated as Gallagher Premiership transfers get officially completed. Last update: August 11, 11.02AM. Bath IN: Gabriel Hamer-Webb (academy), Juan Schoeman (Sharks), Ben […] READ MORE


George Worth talks Netflix of choice, completing his diploma and return to training

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George Worth has spoken out of his three months in lockdown as Leicester Tigers return to training. Robert Rees reports on why he’s done a diploma, his training regimes and his Netflix of choice. Tigers return to training “Its really weird. I’ve only seen about 10-20 of the boys because we’re in our isolated groups. […] READ MORE


Tom Youngs’ relaxing farm exercises, working with a World Cup winner and being a rugby ‘traditionalist’

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Tom Youngs and Leicester returned to training last week, but as they prepare to kickstart their Gallagher Premiership campaign he’s spoken to the media on his farmyard workouts, looking forward to working with a World Cup winner and being a rugby ‘traditionalist’. Youngs picks up farmyard regime Upon being furloughed, and with schools shut for […] READ MORE


Top 25 Champions Cup pool stage performers

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The 2019-20 Champions Cup campaign may be curtailed, but with plans to yet finish the competition off, Last Word takes a look back through the history books to bring you the top 25 teams in terms of points collected in the pool stages.  Champions Cup history – Pool points The points are taken from every […] READ MORE


Leicester Tigers Taking Steps Forward

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Leicester Tigers stands as one of the great bastions of the amateur era standing strong in the professional age despite a recent dip in fortunes. The last half a decade has been one fraught with difficulty for a club so used to success and silverware. Many have criticised the board for Tigers’ troubles. However, following […] READ MORE