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Round 15 Preview: Leicester Tigers v Bristol Rugby

Round 15 Preview: Leicester Tigers v Bristol Rugby

Leicester Tigers ended a three game losing run in Aviva Premiership Rugby with their maximum point victory over Gloucester in round 14, just their third try bonus point of the season. Tigers only defeat in their last six Premiership Rugby games at Welford Road was to Saracens on New Year’s Day.

Bristol Rugby have lost their last six matches in all competitions since beating Sale Sharks 24-23 at AJ Bell Stadium on 1st January. This is their only away victory in Aviva Premiership Rugby since 2008, although they have picked up a losing bonus point in four of their last six defeats on the road.

Leicester have won their last six matches against Bristol since their defeat at Ashton Gate in April 2007, whilst Bristol’s only victory at Welford Road since 1987 came in the quarter-final of the Zurich Championship in May 2002.

Welford Road, 3pm

Referee: Thomas Foley (31st Premiership game).

Assistant Referees: Andrew Jackson, Hamish Smales.

TMO: David Sainsbury.

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