Leicester

  • Moves - Leicester board changes

    Leicester Tigers have announced three changes to the club’s board of directors. Long-serving former Leicester players John Allen, Bob Beason and David Matthews have retired as directors, with Sir Clive Woodward, Rory Underwood MBE and Terry Gateley coming in to replace them.

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  • Cotton Traders open Leicester store

    Cotton Traders and Leicester Tigers have opened the UK’s first-ever high street rugby club store. Cotton Traders founders Fran Cotton and Steve Smith and 90 guests officially opened the 1,900 square foot outlet in Leicester, which represents a £150,000 investment for the company, and will stock a range of merchandise from both brands. The management and day-to-day running of the store will be the responsibility of Cotton Traders. Nick Hamblin, retail director at Cotton Traders, says, “Big n...

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  • Woodward Leaves Role On Tigers' Board

    Sir Clive Woodward is to stand down from his role on the board of Leicester Tigers as the former England coach has admitted that he has struggled to commit time to the advisory role. Last year he also left his role with the British Olympic Association as director of sport and Woodward said that, whilst he didn't have the time to commit to that role, this wasn't the end of his association with the Tigers. "I'll be stepping down because I just don't get here enough. I've been director here for th...

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  • Leicester Begin Local Marketing War With Wasps

    Leicester Tigers have taken the first step in a marketing battle with new local rivals Wasps by installing an advertising billboard on the doorstep of the Ricoh Arena. The billboard reads 'On your doorstep since 1880' and is an attempt to remind any fans drawn to the Ricoh by Wasps' recent move that an elite English club already exists in the vicinity. A Tigers spokesperson said: "The club has a lot of supporters in Coventry and we're keen to remind people we're here." For their part, Wasps have...

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  • Leicester Tigers Renew Goldsmiths Partnership

    Leicester Tigers have renewed their sponsorship deal with UK Jeweller Aurum Holdings Limited, which owns Goldsmiths, for a further three years. The firm will retain the naming and branding rights to the Goldsmiths Stand at Welford road as a result and will also remain as the official time sponsor during that period as well as sponsor the player of the month award and host showcase events alongside the club. Justin Stead, CEO of Aurum Holdings, said: “This continues to be a very exciting pa...

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  • Caterpillar Renews Tigers Sponsorship

    Caterpillar has agreed a deal to extend its sponsorship of Leicester Tigers for a further three years. The previous contract, which encompassed sponsorship of the North Stand at Welford Road as well as the main shirt sponsorship, began in 2008 and is thought to have been worth between £4 million and £6 million over five years. The club has not revealed whether the value of the extension is equivalent or if it has changed but executive chairman Peter Tom CBE says he is “delighted” that the...

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  • Tigers Team Up With SeatGeek

    SeatGeek has teamed up with Leicester Tigers to power the club’s ticketing system next season. Tigers fans will benefit from a new and improved online ticketing experience that unifies the club’s range of products, which includes ticketing, membership, corporate hospitality and season ticket payment plan solutions. The system also allows for greater flexibility and clarity when selling tickets through SeatGeek’s SRO software platform. Phil Everitt, MIS & projects manager at Leicester T...

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  • Dodge Appointed Tigers President

    Leicester Tigers have revealed that former club captain, Paul Dodge, has been appointed as club president and he will replace Mike Harrison who has finished a four-year spell in the role. Dodge made 437 appearances for the club over 16 years, having played his first game at 17 years of age. He also won 32 caps for England as a centre. After retiring as a player Dodge took up a coaching role at the club's academy, where he still coaches the younger age groups. Peter Wheeler, executive director at...

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  • Tigers appoint Kitbag

      Leicester Tigers has announced a 10-year "multi-million pound" deal with sports retail specialist Kitbag. Kitbag will be in control of all aspects of Leicester’s retail business. This includes a complete re-development of the club store for the 2011/2012 season, doubling its size to 2,000 sq ft, making it the largest in England for a rugby club.  Customers will have the ability to order items in store and have them delivered around the world. As part of the deal Kitbag is also re-developin...

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  • Tigers Plan Preferred For Granby Halls Development

    Leicester Tigers have been confirmed as the city council's preferred bidder for the planned sale of the Granby Halls site. Leicester City Council originally marketed the 1.66-acre plot of land next to Welford Road in October 2015. This resulted in five expressions of interest, with three bids making the shortlist. Following careful consideration of the bids, the proposal submitted by Leicester Tigers was selected as it most closely met the council's development requirements for the site. The pr...

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