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Coach Murphy excited for Premiership Sevens

Geordan Murphy, who will take charge of the Tigers squad at the 2018 Premiership Rugby 7s this weekend, speaks to LTTV ahead of the two-day tournament at Franklin's Gardens.

Murphy tells LTTV why he's "excited" to not only coach at the pre-season tournament but also why he is looking forward to seeing the youthful Leicester group in the shortened format of the game, including some new faces to not only the club but senior team rugby ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.

When asked of his coaching philosophy in the seven-a-side game, Murphy said: "Enjoy it ... play fast, play hard."

"We will go down there and enjoy ourselves, while giving a good account of ourselves as well."

Geordan Murphy

Quizzed on whether he was tempted to dust off his own boots and have a run around in Northampton, the club legend admitted he did consider a comeback for just this weekend "for about 14 seconds" before deciding against the idea.

Murphy also answers questions on who Tigers fans should look out for in this year's squad, which includes a new member of the Tigers Family who made the move to Leicester over summer, and also why supporters should be looking forward to the two-day competition.

The Leicester Tigers squad for the 2018 Premiership Rugby 7s will be announced later this week. Keep an eye on LeicesterTigers.com for tournament updates, and exclusive interviews with players involved, ahead of the team announcement.