Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
leicestertigers.comMattioli Woods Welford RoadContact UsTopps Tiles

Academy crush Irish opponents at Oval Park

Figure image
Tigers Academy recorded their sixth successive victory as they crushed Naas Academy 66-7 at Oval Park on Saturday. The win secured a Tigers double over the Irish on that day, with the first team winning 25-9 against Leinster at Welford Road.

Connor Smith grabbed the plaudits courtesy of a hat-trick of tries for Tigers who crossed the Naas line on no fewer than 10 occasions. Manu Tuilagi scored twice, with the remaining tries shared between forwards and backs. 

Tigers Academy are back in action on Wednesday when they take on Glasgow Hawks at Oval Park (kick-off 7pm), but Saturday's match against Cardiff U-16 has now been cancelled.

Tigers Academy: Mitch Culpin, Manu Tuilagi, Connor Smith, Andy Gates, Karl Pallas, Rickie Aley, Finlay Barnham; Andy Brown, Jack Owens, Adam Parkins, Dan Hurst, Calum Green, Paddy Gras-Grote, Matt Everard, Seb Pearson

Replacements: Ryan Bower, Marcus Badham, Joe Glover, Rob Bell, Sam Harrison, Will Keeling, Sam Williamson, Tom Jones

Tigers Tries: Smith (3), M Tuilagi (2), Pallas, Everard, Pearson, Parkins, Culpin

Cons: Aley (8)