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Deacon and Ellis to coach Tigers Masterclasses

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Leicester Tigers Masterclasses and Rugby Camps return this month providing the perfect way for young players to improve their game.Leicester Tigers legend Louis Deacon and British & Irish Lion Harry Ellis will be part of the coaching team on the Welford Road Masterclasses later this month.   Masterclasses are open to boys and girls and offer specific training with top Tigers coaches and players, including former Tigers, England and Lions scrum-half Ellis, England internationals Deacon and George Chuter and two-time European Cup-winner Glenn Gelderbloom.   Held at Welford Road and supported by energy-efficiency experts Mark Group, they kick-off on Tuesday, May 26 with Tigers legends Chuter and Deacon taking the Forward Play & Scrum Masterclass.   Ellis and Gelderbloom take the Attacking Play and Decision Making Masterclass (Wednesday, May 27), which will be followed on Thursday, May 28 by the Breakdown and Defence Masterclass with Deacon.   The Welford Road Masterclasses finish on Friday, May 29 with a girls-only Masterclass, which concentrates on Foundation Skills.   In addition, Newark RFC in Nottinghamshire and Boston RFC in Lincolnshire will stage Tigers Rugby Camps during the May half-term (May 26-29).   The camps are for girls and boys in the under-nines to under-14s age groups for next season. This means players who are coming to the end of the season in the under-eights age group can play contact rugby for the first time on a Tigers Rugby Camp during May and the summer holidays.   There is also a tag rugby camp at Newark and Boston for players aged seven or under on August 31, 2015.   Click here to book a place, phone the Tigers ticket office on 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or visit the ticket office at Welford Road. The office is open 8.30am-5pm every weekday, until 8pm Wednesdays and 9am-5pm Saturdays.