Aaron Mauger

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By Leicester appointing Murphy, who has been at Welford Road for 21 years as player and coach, they have gone back to the future and are seeking redemption in core values.

Leicester announced Geordan Murphy had been promoted from interim to permanent coach hours just after Manchester United had sacked José Mourinho. The (...)

Geordan Murphy has been appointed as permanent head coach at Leicester. photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Geordan Murphy has been appointed as Leicester’s permanent head coach despite a run of eight straight defeats which has left the Tigers at “their lowe(...)

 Geordan Murphy: “There’s always pressure. My good buddy James Ferris always told me, ‘Pressure is for tyres’. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

In early September Geordan and Anneka were christening Rex’s little brother Oscar when the Leicester board came calling. Matt O’Connor had been sacke(...)

Ben Whitehouse was in the eye of the storm during Saturday’s Guinness Pro14   clash between Leinster and Munster at Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ben Whitehouse, an appreciation Irish referees would leap into a Las Vegas octagon over Leinster versus Munster but it’s a rite of passage. The Welsh(...)

Geordan Murphy, who has been appointed interim head coach of Leicester Tigers, following the departure of director of rugby, Matt O’Connor. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

As Leicester lurch from one mess to another, one head coach to the next, England’s best supported and most successful club is faced with a familiar co(...)

Geordan Murphy: “We let ourselves down on the big stage. We were bullied. We have an opportunity on Sunday to circle the wagons. Let’s see how we get on.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Matt O’Connor is as good a place as any to begin our catch up with Geordan Murphy. The man who shaped his latter playing days and present coaching ph(...)

Richard Cockerill has been named as the new head coach of Edinburgh Rugby. Photograph: Paul Harding/PA

Former Leicester boss Richard Cockerill will become Edinburgh’s new head coach this summer, the Guinness PRO12 outfit have announced. The ex-England (...)

Richard Cockerill has joined the coaching staff at Toulon days after being sacked by Leicester Tigers. Photograph:  PA/David Davies

Richard Cockerill has joined three-time European Cup winners Toulon’s coaching staff, just four days after being sacked by Leicester Tigers. The form(...)

Leicester Tigers have fired director of rugby Richard Cockerill. Photograph: PA/David Davies

Leicester have sacked director of rugby Richard Cockerill, with head coach Aaron Mauger taking “interim charge” at Welford Road. The Tigers have drop(...)

Leicester  director of rugby Richard Cockerill: “I would much rather not play like Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle and just score one more than the others.” Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Richard Cockerill, the director of rugby who has seen Leicester through a variety of different playing styles over the years, makes no apology for th(...)

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