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Tigers in Quad Nations action in Leicester

Leicester Tigers Wheelchair Rugby internationals Jamie Stead, Gavin Walker and Nick Cummins will represent Great Britain in this weekend’s King Power Quad Nations tournament at the Morningside Arena in Leicester. 
 
This year’s competition welcomes reigning World Champions Japan as well as Canada and France to compete alongside Great Britain in the round-robin style mini league. 
 
As well as Tigers stars, Tigers head coach Darren Matthews and chairman Rob Tar are a part of Team GB’s head coach Paul Shaw’s coaching staff. Tigers wheelchair mechanic Jonathan Roach is also a part of the backroom staff. 
 
Tigers successfully retained their Super Series Division One 2018/19 championship following an unbeaten season and have the chance to win their first ever double with the National Championships - which welcomes the countries top six teams - at Leicester in April. 
 
Great Britain open the weekend’s fixtures against Canada on Friday, March 1, before playing in the day’s final fixture against France. 
 
Day two’s action see’s the side face Japan before Sunday hosts the third and fourth placed playoff ahead of the final. See the full schedule below.
 
Fri 1st March 2019
#1 10:30 GBR v CAN
#2 12:30 JPN v FRA
#3 19:30 GBR v FRA
 
Sat 2nd March 2019
#4 13:00 CAN  v  FRA
#5 15:00 GBR v JPN
#6 19:30 JPN v CAN
 
Sun 3rd March 2019
#7 14:00 3rd  v  4th
#8 16:00 1st v 2nd
 
The weekend’s fixtures are broadcast Live on BBC by clicking here 
 
Tickets are available for each of the days fixture, simply visit the link below.