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No place for Pez in Tigers team

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Sam Vesty hangs on to the No. 10 shirt even though new-signing Ramiro Pez has arrived at Welford Road following his omission from Italy's Rugby World Cup squad.

Pez takes his place on the bench alongside fellow World Cup reject Austin Healey.

Leicester Tigers: 15 Tim Stimpson, 14 Ollie Smith, 13 Leon Lloyd, 12 Daryl Gibson, 11 John Holtby, 10 Sam Vesty, 9 Harry Ellis, 8 Dan Lyle, 7 Josh Kronfeld (captain), 6 Will Johnson, 5 Louis Deacon, 4 Brett Deacon, 3 Ricky Nebbett, 2 George Chuter, 1 Graham Rowntree.Replacements: 16 Stuart Friswell, 17 Darren Morris, 18 James Hamilton, 19 Henry Tuilagi, 20 Will Skinner, 21 Ramiro Pez, 22 Austin Healey.

Kick-off: 15.00 (14.00 GMT)


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