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Leicester Tigers team news

Telusa Veainu and Logovi’i Mulipola return to the Leicester Tigers line-up for Saturday’s home game against Gloucester Rugby in Round 19 of the Aviva Premiership Rugby season. Kick-off is at 3.15pm.

Tonga international Veainu starts at full-back, with Adam Thompstone selected on the wing after sitting out last week's trip to Sale Sharks.
 
Mulipola returns to the front row after a one-match ban while club captain Ed Slater is at No8 and Lachlan McCaffrey is included again after missing the match at Sale.
 
Owen Williams is at fly-half alongside Ben Youngs, with Freddie Burns among the replacements.
 
Openside flanker Brendon O'Connor is included among the replacements after an absence due to a hamstring injury.
 
Tickets for Saturday's game are still available from the Tigers ticket office. Book in person at Welford Road or phone 0116 319 8888, the office is open 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday. Or book online any time.
 
Leicester Tigers (v Gloucester Rugby, Welford Road, Saturday 3.15pm)

15 Telusa Veainu       
14 Adam Thompstone
13 Peter Betham        
12 Manu Tuilagi          
11 Vereniki Goneva    
10 Owen Williams
9 Ben Youngs

1 Logovi'i Mulipola      
2 Harry Thacker
3 Dan Cole     
4 Dom Barrow
5 Graham Kitchener
6 Tom Croft    
7 Lachlan McCaffrey
8 Ed Slater (c)
             
Replacements
16 Greg Bateman
17 Marcos Ayerza      
18 Fraser Balmain
19 Sebastian de Chaves
20 Brendon O'Connor
21 Sam Harrison
22 Freddie Burns       
23 Mathew Tait 

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