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Leicester Tigers legend Martin Johnson in driving ban

Martin Johnson is a former England head coach
Martin Johnson is a former England head coach Credit: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Leicester Tigers and England rugby legend Martin Johnson has been banned from driving after speeding at more than 100mph.

The Rugby World Cup-winning captain, 43, was pulled over on the M5 in Somerset on August 13.

He admitted a charge of speeding and was disqualified from driving for 49 days and fined a total of £915.

Leicester Tigers players back farming campaign

Leicester Tigers players Tom and Ben Youngs will today sign the NFU's Back British Farming Charter to support the national farming organisation's latest campaign.

England's Tom and Ben Youngs Credit: David Davies/PA Archive

Launched in August, the campaign highlights the decline in the country's self-sufficiency, with research showing that nearly 80% of consumers want to see more British produce on sale.

The England international players, who are both farmer's sons, will join members of the NFU and local farm shop owners to sign the charter today.

Cameron: Tigers star's bunny ears prank 'a bit of fun'

David Cameron has responded to the apology by British and Irish Lions player Manu Tuilagi after making bunny ears behind the Prime Minister's head at a Number 10 reception yesterday. The Leicester Tigers player issued an apology on twitter and the Prime Minister responded:

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Apologies for messing around on Lions photo. No offence intended. Great day at Downing Street. Thanks to Prime Minister for hosting us.

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.@manutuilagi it was great to welcome you and the @lionsofficial team to No10. No need to apologise, I know it was just a bit of fun.

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Leicester Tigers' Manu Tuilagi visits his old school

Leicester Tigers legend Manu Tuilagi will visit his old school today to launch this year's School's Cup.

The England rugby star first played at Twickenham in 2009 for John Cleveland College and won the U18 Schools Cup Vase.

Manu Tuilagi celebrates in the British and Irish Lions Tour third test Credit: Paul Miller/AAP/Press Association Images

Today's visit will be his first since he became a Lion.

He will meet sixth formers and teachers, and partake in a training session with U15 and U18s.

Leicester Tigers flanker Croft to miss rest of the season

Croft, 27, has won 38 caps and toured twice with the British and Irish Lions Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Leicester Tigers flanker Tom Croft has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to a knee injury.

The England international has undergone surgery after suffering an injury during Tigers' Aviva Premiership win over Worcester Warriors last weekend.

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