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Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Leicester 22-10 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Leicester 35-20 Saints

Attendance

23,100

Referee

Matthew Carley

Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
35

Summary

Full Time

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
20
Leicester Tigers
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Northampton Saints
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Burns taps the ball and sends it into the stands to end the game. 

79

The scrum comes down and the penalty there goes Tigers' way once again.

79

Not straight at the lineout and Saints will have the scrum. 

78

Saints turn the ball over at the lineout and James clears. Lineout Tigers. 

76

James sends the ball high again but Saints are found offside as it comes down. Burns puts it into the corner.

75

James sends the ball up and Tigers send it back after a phase, finding touch with their kick. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

74

Tigers tap and go from the penalty and but Saints turn the ball over and play on.

73

Tigers come forwards as Saints return the restart and they earn a penalty as they work into Saints' 22. 

And it's a yellow card for Ashton as he give away three penalties leading up to Saints' try.

Furbank...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYY WILKINS!!

Patience pays off and it's Wilkins who's over the ball for his first try in a Saints shirt!

71

Saints maul forwards again and push from close range. 

70

Penalty Saints at the breakdown as they push again and Furbank puts it back into the corner once more. 

69

Huge shove from Saints at the maul and they earn the penalty there too. Furbank puts it back into the corner.

68

Penalty Saints at the scrum and Furbank puts it into the corner.

67

Saints peel forwards from the restart, with the ball coming wide to Skosan. But it goes forwards as it comes back inside and Tigers will have the scrum in their own 22. 

Haywood, Coles and James enter play as we restart, with Matavesi, Ratuniyarawa and Mitchell making way. 

Burns...

... sends the penalty through.

63

Furbank clears off the lineout and Tigers come forwards but Saints are found offside there and Burns points to the posts with the penalty. 

61

Aerial tennis from the restart and eventually Saints play the ball. Mitchell boxes off the back of the lineout and Tigers return, finding touch with their own kick. Lineout Saints.

Burns...

... sends the conversion over too.

Try Tigers.

Tigers push from close range and eventually a gap opens for Hegarty to slip through.

58

Burns breaks through off the lineout and Tigers push forwards with a penalty advantage. 

57

Penalty Tigers at the scrum though as it comes down and Burns sends it to touch for a lineout on halfway. 

Iyogun replaces Waller as we set the scrum. 

55

Wilkins is up for the lineout and Saints come forwards before Mitchell sends it high. But Saints are deemed to knock on as it comes down and Tigers will have the scrum. 

54

Overthrow from Saints at the lineout but they get over the ball just after and earn the penalty. Furbank puts it into touch for a lineout.

52

Scrappy at the lineout and Tigers come away with the ball. Wigglesworth hacks through and the ball bobbles into touch. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

51

Penalty Saints at the scrum again and Furbank puts the ball into touch for a lineout back on halfway.

49

Augustus comes forwards off the restart before Furbank clears. Tigers return and Burns almost slips through but knocks the ball on in contact in Saints' 22. Scrum Saints there.

Furbank...

... sends the kick through to close the gap.

48

A huge shove from Saints at the scrum and they earn the penalty. Furbank points to the posts.

47

Good work from Wilkins at the lineout sees Tigers knock the ball on and Saints will have the scrum this time. 

46

Penalty Tigers though as the scrum comes down. Burns sends the ball to touch for a lineout.

45

Saints come forwards quickly but knock the ball on as it comes wide. Scrum Tigers.

43

Penalty for Saints as Hutchinson is touched in the air. Furbank puts the ball into touch for a lineout Tigers' 22. 

Burns...

... sends the kick through.

41

Tigers clear the ball off the restart and Saints play on but they're pinged at the breakdown again as Tigers get over the ball. Burns points to the posts.

Few changes for Saints at half-time: Wilkins replaces Wood in the back row, while Proctor enters play in place of Tuala with Hutchinson switching to fullback.

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Furbank gets us back underway here at Welford Road!

Time's up as we set the scrum and the ball comes quickly back to Burns who sends it into the stands to end the half. 

39

Furbank puts the resting penalty into the corner and Saints come forwards of it but there's a knock on in contact. Scrum Tigers in their own 22. 

There's a late tip tackle on Sleightholme and Wells heads to the sin bin for ten minutes.

37

A beautiful play from Saints sees Furbank over the whitewash in the corner but the TMO intervenes and chalks the score off. Lineout Tigers in their own 22 to restart.

35

No conversion from Furbank out wide but the fly-half sends the ball high from the restart and Tigers return it. Eventually the ball heads into touch off Tigers boots last and Saints have the lineout on their own 22. 

TRYYYYYY SKOSAN!!

He plays, he scores! It's a brilliant finish from the Saints winger after Hutchinson dances through Tigers' line and finds him with the offload.

33

Hegarty can't convert though and Tigers sends the ball Saints' way off the restart. 

Try Tigers.

The home side maul forwards from the lineout and there's nothing Saints can do to stop them getting over the whitewash.

31

Penalty Tigers at the scrum as it comes down and Hegarty puts it into the corner.

29

Tigers come forwards and Saints are deemed to have knocked the ball on as they work into the 22. Scrum Tigers there.

27

Wigglesworth sends it high off the back of the lineout and Saints are penalised at the breakdown too. Hegarty sends his kick from the tee wide of the posts and Furbank sends it high from the 22 drop out.

26

Saints hold Tigers' maul from the lineout and work hard to hold Tigers. Burns sends the ball high and Tuala marks it as it comes down. The fullback finds touch with his clearing kick to touch for a Tigers lineout in their own half. 

25

Wigglesworth sends the ball high and Saints come back into Tigers' half but Tigers get over the ball there and Burns sends the penalty into touch again. Lineout Tigers in Saints' half. 

Burns...

... adds the extras too.

Try Tigers.

It's Nadolo again as Tigers' attack eventually sees them over.

22

Good defence at the maul from Saints forces Tigers to use it and they push on the five metre line.

20

Tigers play from the scrum but Saints are penalised as they're found accidentally offside at the breakdown. Burns puts it into the corner.

18

Wigglesworth sends the ball high off the restart and Tuala is under it. Mitchell returns it and Tigers do the same. Saints play on this time and Hutchinson sends a looping pass to Augustus out wide but it's deemed forwards and Tigers will have the put in at the scrum. 

Burns...

... sends the kick through.

16

Not straight at the lineout from Tigers and Saints gather, it comes wide but the home side get over the ball there. Burns points to the posts with the resulting penalty.

15

Liebenberg charges forwards off the restart and Tigers are quickly back in Saints' 22. But they knock the ball on there and Mitchell clears well. Lineout Tigers outside Saints' 22 now.

Burns...

... adds the extras from in front of the posts.

Try Tigers.

Patience from the home side eventually pays dividends and Nadolo gets over.

13

Advantage coming for Tigers off the maul as they push at Saints' defence.

12

Tigers push into Saints' half off the lineout and despite strong defence seeing Mitchell strip the ball, it heads into touch off his hands. Lineout Tigers on Saints' 22. 

10

Good work from Saints at the breakdown earns them the penalty though and Furbank puts it into touch for a lineout on halfway.

9

Tigers clear off the lineout and Saints return but are pinged at the breakdown just after. Burns puts the ball into touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

8

No conversion from Furbank out wide but Sleightholme is under the restart and Saints play from deep. They work out of their 22 before the ball comes back to Furbank to clear. Lineout Tigers in their own half. 

TRYYYYYY MITCHELL!!

What a step!! The scrum-half's lightning feet see him through and over the whitewash!

6

Mitchell breaks through off the back of the lineout and speeds up into Tigers' half before offloading to Hutchinson and then Tuala. Saints knock on but Tigers clear and Northampton play on again.

4

Scrappy at the lineout from Tigers though and the knock the ball on. Scrum Saints just outside their own 22. 

2

Tigers go short at the lineout and make a few metres before Saints' defence brings them down. Wigglesworth sends it high and aerial tennis ensues but eventually Tigers get over the ball at the breakdown for the penalty. Burns puts it into the corner.

1

Mitchell send the ball high off the kick-off and Tigers return and Saints push forwards before Furbank finds touch well. Lineout Tigers in their own half.

HERE WE GO!

Derby Day is on at Welford Road as Burns gets us underway!

Opposition LineupLeicester Tigers

15
Bryce Hegarty
14
Harry Potter
13
Guy Porter
12
Dan Kelly
11
Nemani Nadolo
10
Freddie Burns
9
Richard Wigglesworth
1
James Whitcombe
2
Julian Montoya
3
Dan Cole
4
Harry Wells
5
Calum Green
6
Hanro Liebenberg
7
Tommy Reffell
8
Van Wiese

SubsLeicester Tigers

16
Charlie Clare
17
Francois van Wyk
18
Nephi Leatigaga
19
Eli Snyman
20
George Martin
21
Jack Van Poortvliet
22
Matt Scott
23
Chris Ashton
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Leicester Tigers
Leicester TigersLEI221804679437242835011386
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Northampton Saints
Northampton SaintsNOR22130966157190847312468
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