Condition: 8/10 Excellent. Little discolour to collar
Size: Adult's Medium
Chest Measurement: 38-40 Inches / 97-101 CM
Manufacturer: Cotton Traders
Colour: Green, red & white trim
Seasons: 2003/2004 & 2004/2005
Official Cotton Leicester Tigers home rugby shirt from the 2003/04 season.
Condition of this original rugby shirt is 8/10 - Excellent. Little discolour to collar (see photos).
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing.
In the 2003 Rugby World Cup, the club had seven representatives in the winning England squad: Martin Johnson (captain), Neil Back, Martin Corry, Ben Kay, Lewis Moody, Dorian West and Julian White. However while these players were away, Leicester's form suffered and they were 11th in the league and dumped out of the Heineken cup in the group stages when they decided to sack Dean Richards who was succeeded by the forwards' coach John Wells.
In John Wells' first full season in charge of the team Leicester finished the regular season top of the league, also progressing to the semi-final of the Heineken cup before defeat to Toulouse at the Walkers Stadium. In Martin Johnson and Neil Back's last game for Leicester they lost the Premiership Final to Wasps. After this game John Wells left Leicester to take up a position in the RFU's coaching academy, eventually rising to England forwards coach. He was succeeded by Pat Howard.
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