Tigers Close To Semi-Final After Thrashing Sale
In the Aviva Premiership fourth play-off place, Leicester Tigers kept themselves in pole position taking a bonus-point 41-18 victory.
The clear win of Tigers puts them on 62 points; it is nine more than Bath, who on Sunday meets Gloucester.
Now win at Worcester in the upcoming match will seal fourth place for the team Tigers. The team scored five tries in front of the crowd of 23,940.
Freddie Burns the Fly-half made the way in game of final home before joining Bath with 19 points and a try, other scores came from Owen Williams, Graham Kitchener, George McGuigan and Jack Roberts. Bryn Evans and Rob Webber scored for Sale with eight points of AJ MacGinty.
Winger Adam Thompstone and Kitchener with Leicester both made their 100th starts, on the other hand captain Tom Youngs returned to the pack.
Four changes were made by Sale that includes the back of the scrum. Laurence Pearce number eight former Tigers player replaced Josh Beaumont, who got injured during the match.
Till the half time Leicester led 20-10 with the help of Freddie Burns, who kicked 10 points. Kitchener, with hookers and Rob Webber responding for Sale. MacGinty Fly-half of the match kicked a penalty and a conversion.
Sale’s punch-up after a first minute showed their intention to go for a try from a line-out, in-place of kicking a penalty, Brendon O’Connor flanker of Leicester drove George Nott, who was locked back five meters and Josh Charnley winger of Sale in the fourth minute was sin-binned taking out Thompstone in the mid air.
The match was as usual the most happening one, with lots of excitement and fun elements. More details of the match can be seen live on the internet anytime. The videos of the match have been uploaded by the authorities.