Watch the Match Highlights from the European Challenge Cup victory over Ulster Rugby in the semi-finals of the 2020/21 competition at Mattioli Woods Welford Road.
Coming back from a half-time deficit with a big second half, Tigers will play in the club’s sixth European Final, at Twickenham on May 21 against either Bath Rugby or Montpellier.
Scores from Ireland internationals Iain Henderson and Billy Burns in a 10-minute spell when Tigers were a man down to a yellow card gave Ulster a 17-6 lead midway through the first half and neither side added anything more in the remaining 20 minutes of the opening period.
But Tigers made a brisk start to the second half with 20 unanswered points including tries from Jasper Wiese and Ellis Genge before a score by Nick Timoney in reply set up a fascinating final 10 minutes at 26-24.
Guy Porter ran in a third try for Tigers who then stood resolute in defence to secure the victory.
Before the game got under way, the teams observed a minute’s silence in respect of former Tigers player and BBC broadcaster Bleddyn Jones who died earlier this week.
Read the Match Report HERE.