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Seven Tigers to feature in World Cup opening round

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Seven Leicester Tigers players will feature in the opening round of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.

Ollie Chessum, Dan Cole and Freddie Steward have been named to start for England, while George Martin is included among the replacements for the clash with Argentina on Saturday (8.00pm UK time).

The quartet of Tigers will face off with clubmate Julián Montoya in Marseille for the opening round fixture.

On Sunday, two Tigers will be in action with Jasper Wiese starting for South Africa in their showdown with Scotland and Tommy Reffell is on the Welsh bench for their match-up with Fiji at Stade de Bordeaux.