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Academy double up with second win

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Leicester Tigers Academy scored five tries in victory over Leeds in the Under-18 League on Saturday.

After losing their first two games of the academy season, Tigers followed up a 27-24 victory over Newcastle at New Year with by beating Leeds 37-14 at Loughborough University.

Scores from wing Alexander Garrett and hooker Charlie Barraclough, together with the kicking of captain Joseph Woodward, gave Tigers a 15-point lead before Leeds got off the mark with a converted try.

The back-rower Simon Koroiyadi provided a third score before a Leeds penalty try trimmed the visitors’ advantage to 25-14 before half-time.

Woodward ran in the bonus-point try early in the second half and there was still time for wing Samuel Jacques to add a fifth to stretch the lead beyond 20 points.

Form Guide
Last Match
Lost to Northampton Saints U18s 22-35
Past Meeting
Won 28-17
Last Match
Past Meeting
Last Match
Lost to Leicester Tigers Academy 17-28
Past Meeting
Lost 17-28

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