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Will you marry me? Fans pop the question at Tigers

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Love was in the air at Welford Road as two couples got engaged in front of a big matchday crowd.Leicester Tigers’ Valentine’s Day-themed game against Gloucester Rugby on Friday night provided the backdrop for the marriage proposals.   Before kick-off, supporters were there to witness David Letts propose to Sarah Thompson in the MET-Rx Stand.   At half-time it was the turn of Tigers fan Gary Morrison to propose to his Gloucester-supporting girlfriend Jess Sadler from his seat in the Goldsmiths Stand. Click here to watch the proposal.   And there were cheers all round for both couples as their marriage proposals were accepted by their partners.   The Valentine’ Day-themed fixture, in association with Goldsmiths, also included the popular addition of Kiss Cam before kick-off and at half-time.   And couples Marcus and Claire Allard and John and Janice Wormleighton took part in a game of Mr & Mrs during half-time.   The Allards, Claire a Tigers fan and Marcus a Gloucester supporter, were the winning couple and took home a fantastic Valentine’s Day prize which includes his and hers watches courtesy of Goldsmiths, a voucher to use at Wildmoor Spa, a bottle of Champagne and afternoon tea for four at Leicester's Belmont Hotel.   Shirley Furlong, who attended the game with husband Kim, was the lucky winner of the Golden Ticket giveaway. She won a pair 9ct yellow gold stud earrings accompanied by sparkling 0.02 carat diamond sets, courtesy of Goldsmiths, to take back to her home in Sutton Coldfield.   Welford Road is licensed to host civil weddings and partnerships, and is a popular venue for wedding celebrations too.   From the initial enquiry to the day itself, Tigers’ experienced wedding co-ordinators and management team will work with couples every step of the way, to ensure their special day is individually designed and exclusive to them.   Click here for more details of wedding facilities available at Welford Road, contact the Leicester Tigers events team on 0116 2171 280 or email [email protected]   And Welford Road hosts the World of Weddings Show from midday until 4pm on Sunday (February 22) with more than 1,200 tickets already sold for the event. Click here for more details. Tigers return to action at Welford Road on Saturday, February 28 (kick-off 3pm) to take on Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership. This fixture is NOT scheduled for live TV so the only place to watch it live and in full is at Welford Road. Match tickets are available now on 0116 319 8888 or online by clicking here.