Condition: 8/10 Excellent
Size: Adults Small
Chest Measurement: 36-38 Inches / 92-99 CM
Manufacturer: Cotton Traders
Colour: Green & white hoops, red trim
Official Cotton Traders Leicester Tigers home long sleeve rugby shirt from the 2008/09 season.
Condition of this original rugby shirt is 8/10 - Excellent (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
Heyneke Meyer was the board's choice to replace Manuel Loffreda, however unfortunate family circumstances led to his resignation. Richard Cockerill took over until the end of the season, having guided Leicester to a home Heineken Cup quarter final against Bath. He was appointed head coach on 17 April 2009.
On Sunday 3 May 2009 Leicester Tigers made history in their Heineken cup semi-final against Cardiff Blues when a place kicking competition was required to decide the outcome for the first time. The teams were drawing 26–26 after normal time and there was no score during extra time. As both teams had scored two tries the place kicking competition was the decider. Leicester won this 7–6 after backrow forwards Craig Newby and Jordan Crane both succeeded with their place kicks.
In the 2009 Premiership final Leicester beat London Irish (10–9), with a try from Crane and 5 points from the boot of Dupuy. The following week Leicester lost the Heineken Cup final in Edinburgh to Irish province Leinster, containing former Leicester favourites captain Leo Cullen and openside Shane Jennings.
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