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Ayerza named Green Flag Forward of the Month

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Marcos Ayerza has been named as the Green Flag Forward of the Month for February for his display of "timing, power and technique" against London Irish.The Argentina international prop was one of three front rowers nominated for the award, which recognises the performances of forwards right across the Aviva Premiership.   Award judge David Flatman, the former Bath Rugby and England prop and now BT Sport and ITV Sport commentator, also nominated Mark Jones, the Sale Sharks hooker, and Bath Rugby and England prop Henry Thomas.   In selecting Ayerza as his stand-out forward for February, Flatman said: “I think he is the best loosehead prop in the world. His performance at London Irish . . . was a savage display of timing, power and technique.”   Click here to watch Flatman select his Green Flag Forward of the Month for February. Ayerza is currently enjoying a testimonial year, details at http://matestimonial.com/. Events include a game between Tigers and Argentina at Welford Road in September for which tickets are available now on 0116 319 8888 (option 2), in person at the ticket office and online by clicking here. To coincide with the testimonial year, Tigers have put together a package of some of his highlights in a Leicester shirt. Click here to watch.