Simon Cohen

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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(...)

Saracens’ Liam Williams celebrates a try with Owen Farrell. The club has incurred losses of a cumulative £36.3m or so in the last seven years. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA

Yesterday’s launch of the European rugby campaigns for the Pro14 participants was actually the fourth of what was to have been the brave new dawn unde(...)

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 Tigers coach Richard Cockerill fears that unless officials get a grasp on foul play, players will start to dive to draw penalties and cards. Photograph:   David Davies/PA Wire.

Rugby faces a potential rise in cynical dives and play-acting unless the directives given to referees and television match officials are re-examined, (...)