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TIGERS CLASSIC | 1980 John Player Cup

Leicester Tigers took on London Irish in the 1980 John Player Cup final in front of more than 27,000 fans at Twickenham.
The 21-9 victory included 15 points from the boot of Dusty Hare, with four penalty goals and a drop-goal for the Tigers fullback. Fly-half Les Cusworth added six points with two drop-goals, to help Leicester to back-to-back Cup wins and set up the possibility for three straight - in 1981 - which would see the Tigers create history and retain the cup, of which stands proudly on show at Welford Road to this day. Watch an extended highlights version of the match on LTTV above.