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Classic All Blacks secure vital wins

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Classic All Black squad members Sam Tuitupou and Doug Howlett were among this weekend's try scorers as they helped their sides record vital wins in their respective leagues.

Centre Tuitupou crossed for an early score during Worcester’s stunning win against Gloucester, with fellow All Blacks Greg Rawlinson and Rico Gear also playing their part in the Warriors’ first Premiership triumph over the Cherry and Whites.

Former Auckland Blues star Howlett was also on the scoresheet as his side Munster moved up to second place in the Magners League with a 16-5 win at fellow Irish province Connacht.

Elswehere, Northampton skipper Bruce Reihana kicked 12 points in the Saints’ 17-10 win over Nottingham at Franklin’s Gardens, while Justin Marshall played the full 80 minutes in the Ospreys’ comfortable 32-7 win over Ulster.

These players have all been named in the Classic All Blacks’ squad for their first-ever visit to Britain when they take on Tigers at Welford Road on Sunday, May 25 (kick-off 3pm).

The star-studded squad also includes the likes of Carl Hayman, Anton Oliver, Regan King and Marty Holah for what is expected to be a hugely entertaining fixture against a strong Tigers side.

Tickets start from as little as £13 for adults and £5 juniors.

To purchase tickets, or for more information, please contact the Tigers ticket office on 08701 28 34 30.