Connect with us

Rugby U

Leicester Tigers: Tom Whiteley leaves Bristol Bears for the Premiership champions

Published

on

Leicester Tigers: Tom Whiteley leaves Bristol Bears for the Premiership champions

2023-01-23 12:45:39


Tom Whiteley made 14 appearances for Bristol Bears after arriving from Saracens in the summertime of 2021

Leicester Tigers have signed scrum-half Tom Whiteley from Premiership rivals Bristol Bears on a “long-term” deal.

The 27-year-old had been set to affix Tigers on the finish of the season, however the Bears agreed to his early launch.

He instantly joins a Leicester aspect that may lose the scrum-half duo of Ben Youngs and Jack van Poortvliet to England obligation for the Six Nations.

“Tom is an skilled campaigner and provides nice depth,” mentioned Tigers interim boss Richard Wigglesworth.

“Not solely does he present us with choices within the place through the Six Nations, whereas now we have two gamers away with England, it is pleasing that he is additionally dedicated his future to Tigers past this season.”

Wigglesworth’s retirement as a participant to take over from Steve Borthwick at Tigers, having been the beginning scrum-half in final season’s Premiership ultimate, additionally left the English champions on the lookout for one other quantity 9.

Whiteley was beforehand a team-mate of Wigglesworth at Saracens.

“I do know Richard Wigglesworth nicely from our days at Saracens,” Whiteley mentioned. “His information and power are unbelievable.”

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Subscribe via RSS

Advertising

Select Category

HOT NEWS

Africa48 mins ago

‘Not Simply Assurances…’: Karnataka CM Takes Mic From Seer, Responds to Criticism on Civic Points

‘Not Simply Assurances…’: Karnataka CM Takes Mic From Seer, Responds to Criticism on Civic Points 2023-01-27 07:17:00 Final Up to...

Africa2 hours ago

Indicators of Rift? BJP’s Absence at Governor’s Saraswati Puja Occasion Triggers Buzz; TMC Slams Strain Tactic’

Indicators of Rift? BJP’s Absence at Governor’s Saraswati Puja Occasion Triggers Buzz; TMC Slams Strain Tactic’ 2023-01-27 06:20:18 Final Up...

Africa3 hours ago

Odisha Prone to See New Political Coalition: Ex-CM’s Son

Odisha Prone to See New Political Coalition: Ex-CM’s Son 2023-01-27 03:43:36 Final Up to date: January 27, 2023, 09:13 IST...

Africa3 hours ago

JD(U) Political Upheaval Beneficial properties Momentum After Nitish Kumar Asks Shut Aide Kushwaha to ‘Go to BJP’

JD(U) Political Upheaval Beneficial properties Momentum After Nitish Kumar Asks Shut Aide Kushwaha to ‘Go to BJP’ 2023-01-27 04:17:52 Edited...

Africa4 hours ago

BJP High Brass Meets to Finalise Candidates for Tripura Polls

BJP High Brass Meets to Finalise Candidates for Tripura Polls 2023-01-27 03:47:00 Final Up to date: January 27, 2023, 09:17...

Australia4 hours ago

Ex-senator Rex Patrick provides pro-bono FOI recommendation to independents

Ex-senator Rex Patrick provides pro-bono FOI recommendation to independents 2023-01-27 00:43:32 Rex Patrick’s already had a win for an MP...

Africa5 hours ago

Manipur BJP Chief Shot Lifeless, Get together Calls for Strict Motion

Manipur BJP Chief Shot Lifeless, Get together Calls for Strict Motion 2023-01-24 12:50:39 Manipur BJP ex-servicemen cell normal secretary Laishram...

Australia5 hours ago

Is Labor now seen because the celebration of financial administration?

Is Labor now seen because the celebration of financial administration? 2023-01-27 00:44:37 It’s like Hayley’s Comet has come early. The...

Africa6 hours ago

AAP to contest Nagaland Meeting polls

AAP to contest Nagaland Meeting polls 2023-01-26 09:39:44 Final Up to date: January 26, 2023, 15:09 IST File picture of...

Australia6 hours ago

Melbourne Uni’s anti-Semitism tips an assault on free thought

Melbourne Uni’s anti-Semitism tips an assault on free thought 2023-01-27 00:46:04 With a brand new proper and hard-right coalition authorities...

Advertisement

Subscribe via RSS
  • George Santos: Drag queen claims embroil embattled congressman January 27, 2023
    George Santos: Drag queen claims embroil embattled congressman 2023-01-27 02:47:04 [pms-restrict] The congressman was solely sworn in just three weeks in the past, however is already dealing with a number of calls to step down. He has allegedly lied about his faculty levels, his work expertise, his marketing campaign funds, his animal charity and even […]
  • Sky, BT and Virgin Media RATED! Is your broadband the worst within the UK? January 27, 2023
    Sky, BT and Virgin Media RATED! Is your broadband the worst within the UK? 2023-01-27 07:28:00 If you happen to’re questioning how good or unhealthy your broadband and TV provider is then Ofcom has the reply. The UK regulator has simply revealed its newest stats on who’s performing effectively and who’s falling effectively brief relating […]
  • Leisure Characteristic: Our most anticipated anime of 2023: Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer and extra January 27, 2023
    Leisure Characteristic: Our most anticipated anime of 2023: Jujutsu Kaisen, Demon Slayer and extra 2023-01-27 07:15:40 New yr, new anime. These are the most important anime films and TV reveals we’re trying ahead to watching in 2023. Yearly brings us a brand new slate of anime to observe, however this yr appears particularly packed to […]
  • F1 driver salaries 2023 | RacingNews365 January 27, 2023
    F1 driver salaries 2023 | RacingNews365 2023-01-26 23:50:14 How a lot cash will F1’s class of 2023 take dwelling with them? It is simple to imagine that the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc are the game’s largest earners, however understanding the salaries of the entire grid generally is a little bit […]

START NOW

Advisting
Select Language »