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Tigers' Ben Youngs out of Saturday's clash against Argentina

Ben Youngs has been ruled out of Saturday's QBE International against Argentina with a hip injury Credit: PA

Leicester Tigers' scrum-half Ben Youngs has been ruled out of Saturday's QBE International against Argentina with a hip injury.

He had been named for the Twickenham encounter but has failed to recover sufficiently. He will be replaced by

"Ben is still suffering some discomfort in his hip area and is unable to run at full pace," England head coach Stuart Lancaster said.

"He is making good progress and should be fit for consideration next week. We are fortunate that we can call on Danny who has been playing well for Harlequins and training hard with us."

Gonzalo Camacho's partner to sing at Twickenham

Partner of Leicester Tigers winger Gonzalo Camacho, Josefina Achaval, will lead the singing of Argentina’s national anthem at Twickenham on Saturday as England face Argentina in rugby union’s autumn series.

Josefina has a successful career as a professional singer in South America Credit: Leicester Tigers

The singer and actress will take centre stage despite Camacho being sidelined from the Pumas squad because of a shoulder injury.

Tigers hope to have representation in both teams, with Dan Cole, Toby Flood, Geoff Parling, and Ben and Tom Youngs in the England squad, and Marcos Ayerza and Pablo Matera in the Argentina squad.


Leicester Tigers legend Martin Johnson in driving ban

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:

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.

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