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Preview | Tigers host Bears in Leicester

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Leicester Tigers host Bristol Bears at Mattioli Woods Welford Road in Round 21 of the 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership season.

The match will be the 191st meeting between Leicester and Bristol and the 89th contested by the clubs at Tigers home ground.

In the most recent meeting between the teams the points were shared when they drew 26-26 at Ashton Gate in December, while the last clash at Mattioli Woods Welford Road was won by Leicester 56-26 in April of last year.

Both clubs are expected to welcome back internationals for Saturday’s game including former Tigers skipper Ellis Genge, who returned home to Bristol in the summer after six seasons in Leicester.

The Bears have won two of their four most recent games at Mattioli Woods Welford Road.