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 Leicester Tigers are looking for a new investor. Photograph: Henry Browne/Getty Images

Leicester Tigers have announced plans to sell the club. The move comes after CVC Capital Partners acquired a minority stake in Premiership Rugby Limit(...)

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

Dean Richards once dubbed Geordan Murphy the “George Best” of rugby. It is Richards who arrives to Welford Road this weekend with Newcastle Falcons to(...)

Geordan Murphy has taken over at Leicester Tigers on a temporary basis. Photo: Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images

Head coach Matt O’Connor has left Leicester Tigers with immediate effect after just one game of the new Gallagher Premiership season. Australian O’Co(...)

The acquisition of the Lagan Group, which includes the group’s cement business in Kinnegad, Co Westmeath, marks the first time Breedon has invested outside Britain, and is its first investment in the Republic.  Photograph: iStock

UK construction materials group Breedon will acquire Belfast-based Lagan in a £455 million (€527m) cash deal. The move will extend Breedon’s geographi(...)

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(...)

Former Ireland international Geordan Murphy is  regarded as favourite to succeed Paul Burke. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Former Ireland international Paul Burke has stepped down as backs’ coach at the Leicester Tigers. Geordan Murphy would be regarded as favourite to suc(...)