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Enjoy a rugby double bill this Sunday

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Enjoy a rugby double bill this Sunday with Leicester Tigers in Aviva A League action and Lichfield Ladies aiming for a place in the Women's Premiership Final.

The Tigers Development XV will face Worcester Cavaliers at Lichfield's Cooke Fields home. Kick-off is at 3pm. Admission to this fixture is free to all supporters.
And at 5pm, Lichfield take on Aylesford Bulls in the Women's Premiership semi-final.

The Tigers Maul and photo booth, with activities including the Speed Pass Challenge and other games will be in attendance and Lichfield are hosting a tag tournament for under-7s and under-8s, and age-grade games for young players.

After Aviva 'A' League wins over Wasps, Newcastle and Sale, Tigers suffered a first defeat of the season away to Northampton Wanderers at Christmas, but are looking for a strong finish to the campaign and can still claim a place in the semi-finals.

The Tigers Development XV sits in second place in the Northern Conference of the 'A' league competition, based on a squad which features a mix of experienced players gaining valuable gametime and young prospects from the academy making progress in senior rugby.

First-team players Fraser Balmain, Will Evans, Michele Rizzo, Jack Roberts and Harry Thacker have all lined up in 'A' League rugby this season alongside up-and-coming scrum-halves Ben White and Harry Simmons, forwards Joe Maksymiw and Sam Lewis, and backs Sam Yawayawa and Tom Hardwick. George Worth, who has established himself in senior rugby at Tigers and on loan in the Championship with Nottingham in 2016/17, is the team's top scorer with 24 points after four rounds.