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Daniel stunned to win Facebook competition

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Daniel Phillips says he was stunned to win a limited edition, hand-stitched ball signed by some of the great names in Tigers history in a competition exclusive to the club's 125,000 Facebook followers.

Tigers launched the competition on the Official Leicester Tigers Facebook page to celebrate becoming the first Aviva Premiership club to reach 125,000 ‘likes’.
Up for grabs was one of only 125 leather Gilbert balls produced to commemorate Tigers’ 125th anniversary in 2005.
Individually numbered, the ball was signed by 15 Tigers greats, including World Cup-winning coach Sir Clive Woodward, World Cup-winning skipper Martin Johnson and world-record point-scorer Dusty Hare as well as England’s record try-scorer Rory Underwood and ex- England captains Martin Corry and Peter Wheeler.
The competition received a record number of entries and was won by Tigers fan Daniel, 31, of Coventry, who visited Welford Road this week to collect his prize.
Daniel, a winger with Coventry-based National League 3 Midlands side Broadstreet RFC, said: “I couldn’t believe it.
“It’s a great prize and I was shocked to win. I received texts from friends who support Tigers telling me that I’m a jammy so and so.”
The Official Leicester Tigers page is the place for Tigers fans on Facebook to come together and celebrate their support of the 10-time champions of English rugby.
Facebook users enjoy exclusive content including photos, images and video and the chance to join in discussions with fellow Tigers fans.
As well as updating live from matches at home and away, the Tigers social media team take supporters behind the scenes at Welford Road and Oval Park.
There is always plenty of discussion and banter among supporters and fans can share their prized Tigers photos and videos as well.
And Tigers are close to 60,000 followers of @LeicesterTigers on Twitter. The Tigers Twitter allows supporters around the world to engage with the club, players and fellow fans and enjoy exclusive content and behind-the-scenes footage as well as the chance to keep up-to-date on matchdays.
Fans can also enjoy exclusive footage on the Tigers official YouTube channel and on Vine, exclusive imagery on the club's official Instagram profile and Tigers are also active on Google+.