Leicester Tigers

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Leicester Tigers
Full name Leicester Tigers
Nickname(s) Tigers
Founded 1880
Ground Welford Road
Leicester
Ground Capacity 24,000
Chairman Peter Tom
Coach Richard Cockerill
League Aviva Premiership
2012/13 Aviva Premiership, Champions

Leicester Tigers are a rugby union club based in Leicester, England who play in the Aviva Premiership. They are the most successful English club with a record 10 championships and are the current champions.

The 'Tigers' are one of only four teams (along with Gloucester, Bath and Wasps) never to have been relegated from the top flight and are also the most successful English side in Europe having made five Heineken Cup finals, winning back to back titles in 2001 and 2002.

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2010/11 Aviva Premiership Runners-up
2011/12 Aviva Premiership Runners-up
2012/13 Aviva Premiership Champions

Former position[change | change source]