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Eye on the Tiger time

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There is a massive weekend of rugby ahead, with Leicester Tigers right at the heart of the action. Here is our guide to monitoring their progress:

New Zealand v France –
Julien Dupuy earns his second cap for France after getting off to a winning start last weekend. See it live on Sky Sports 1 at 8.30am.

South Africa v British & Irish Lions – Tom Croft and Harry Ellis are included in Ian McGeechan’s matchday 22 for the crucial opening Test. Kick-off in Durban is at 2pm British time. Coverage is on Sky Sports 1/HD1 from 1pm. The game will be shown live in the ABC Bar at Welford Road. 

England U20 v New Zealand U20, Toshiba IRB World Championships Final –
Ben Youngs scored a try in the semi-final win over South Africa and keeps his place for the final. Tigers colleague Jack Cobden is among the England replacements. Greig Tonks and Will Hurrell have also been involved on the way to the final. Watch live via www.irb.com or live on Eurosport 2 from 7am.

England Saxons v Ireland A – Four Tigers line up in the Churchill Cup Final in the USA. Ben Woods, Tom Varndell and Dan Cole are in the Saxons XV and will play against clubmate Johne Murphy who is named on the wing for the Irish. Matt Smith has also played his part in England's push to the final. Coverage is on Sky Sports 2/HD2 from 9.30pm. There is also a live radio link via the RFU website, www.rfu.com

Catch up with all the match action and reaction from around the world this weekend on the Leicester Tigers website.