Leicester Tigers without captain

Tigers will be without captain Geordan Murphy on Saturday for the Aviva Premiership game against champions Harlequins at Welford Road.

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Aviva Premiership match report

Full match report on Aviva Premiership Final as Leicester Tigers missed out on the chance of being English champions to the Harlequins.

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Saints' Long forced to retire

Andy Long has been forced to retire from rugby with immediate effect, following medical advice after a degenerative neck injury.

The Northampton Saints hooker had been due to join Gloucester Rugby later this summer. The 34-year-old, who was capped twice by England, made his 201st (and final) Aviva Premiership Rugby appearance in the semi-final loss to Harlequins earlier this month.

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