Ruthless Saints leave insipid Leicester in desperate relegation fight

22 March 2019 21:55
• Leicester 15-29 Northampton• Return of six England internationals fails to rouse TigersIf there was any doubt as to whether Leicester are part of the Premiership’s relegation battle it can now be said with some certainty that they are fighting for their lives. Take nothing away from Northampton, who ruthlessly romped to a second consecutive away win in the east Midlands derby with Cobus Reinach and Dan Biggar commanding, but it is hard to remember a more insipid performance from the Tigers against their closest rivals.They are 10th in the Premiership table and will stay there come what may in the rest of the weekend’s fixtures but they will be anxiously awaiting the results considering they could wake on Sunday four points from the foot of the table. Related: Newcastle call for end to relegation as Premiership basement battle hots up Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian