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Women's rugby at Tigers this Saturday

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Mattioli Woods Welford Road hosts a women's trial game this Saturday (12.30pm) as part of the Leicester Tigers women's and girls' rugby programme.

This fixture features two teams of invited players wearing Tigers club colours for the first time, with admission to supporters via donation to the women's rugby programme.

Entry is at Gate 1 (in the North Stand / Beehive Money Stand corner) from 11.30am. A bar and food kiosk will be open in Final Whistle and the Tigers Club Shop in the Beehive Money Stand will be open until 4.00pm.

Team News

Leicester Tigers 'Home': 15 Lottie Bozon, 14 Amelia Staite, 13 Alex Clinkard, 12 Tish Wallace, 11 Fiona Penfold, 10 Sarah Nicholas, 9 Becky Parker; 1 Ofure Ugiagbe, 2 Becky Noon, 3 Isabelle Butcher, 4 Alex Conway, 5 Emily Hughes, 6 Lauren Bird, 7 Roisin McBrien, 8 Hannah Dennis. Replacements: Carmel Elliott, Breanne Ritcher, Vanessa Kadziya, Alice Hodkinson, Lucrezia Iavarone, Lauren Murphy.

Leicester Tigers 'Change': 15 Sarah Baugh, 14 Laura Beswick, 13 Laura Hind, 12 Katie Childs, 11 Melissa Adkins, 10 Sarah Tooze, 9 Amy Relf; 1 Beth Forster, 2 Sam Williams, 3 Molly Sanghera, 4 Ali Gale, 5 Harriet Thompson, 6 Tanya Bird, 7 Daphne Frome, 8 Jade Shakespeare. Replacements: Charlie Foss, Evie Gregory, Hannah Monk, Vicky Macqueen, Rhian Perry, Eleanor Udall, Sammy Cooper.

This is the next step in the Tigers women’s and girls’ rugby programme after welcoming players and supporters from a number of local clubs for last Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership fixture against Saracens.

Also, the Tigers Rugby Camp schedule this month includes three girls-only coaching camps – at Market Harborough RUFC (October 19-20), Hinckley RFC (October 21-22) and Lichfield RFC (October 28-29) – for players of all abilities in under-13, under-15 and under-18 age groups.

Book your place below and get involved with the Tigers women's programme.