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Brady determined to push for first-team place

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Tom Brady has set his sights on pushing for a return to first-team action after his try-scoring appearance for the Leicester Tigers Development XV.

Winger Brady scored the opening try of the 42-7 victory over Worcester Cavaliers in the Premiership ‘A’ League, just three minutes into his return from an ankle injury sustained in pre-season.

Brady said: “In the first ten minutes I ended up getting a couple of sprints in me and my lungs were screaming.

“I really enjoyed it, sticking the boots on and being back out at Welford Road to have a run out with the lads.

“I’m feeling good, feeling strong and hitting PBs in the gym while being looked after well by all the strength and conditioning, and medical staff. I probably owe them a pint or two.

“I want to push back in to the first team. I’ve had enough of holding tackle bags, since coming back from injury, and I really want to push to get back in to first team and pick up that form which I finished last season with.”

Click here for the Development XV match report.