The Cookie launches pie-eating contest

The Cookie has launched its first ‘pie eating contest’, in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation, which will take place next Wednesday (Nov 7).

Varsity rugby postponed after pitch issues

The Varsity rugby match between De Montfort University and the University of Leicester has been postponed due to problems with the pitch at Welford Road.

Varsity delay won’t hold back men’s first team

The annual Varsity rugby first team match has been postponed due to ground conditions but the De Montfort University men’s side is determined that won’t hold them back.

Academics call to scrap school rugby tackling and scrums

A New Zealand study found that playing one game of rugby every three weeks was 460 – 530 times more dangerous than a half an hour cycling trip.

Local reaction to Tigers’ appointment of Matt O’Connor

Matt O’Connor is set to take the reins at Leicester Tigers after the crunch match against Northampton at the weekend.