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Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2023

Number Crunch: Tigers and Bears, oh my!

All of the key player, team and form statistics ahead of the Gallagher Premiership round 21 clash with Leicester Tigers at Mattioli Woods Welford Road.


  • Leicester Tigers have won their last four Gallagher Premiership Rugby matches since their 18-19 loss at home to Northampton Saints at the end of January.
  • The Tigers other home defeat in Premiership Rugby this season was 16-26 to Sale Sharks in Round 5.
  • Bristol Bears have won their last four Gallagher Premiership Rugby encounters since their defeat by a solitary point to Saracens at StoneX Stadium on January 28th.
  • The Bears have not won five in succession for almost two years.
  • Bristol won their most recent away game in Premiership Rugby, 15-13 at Bath Rugby on February 24th and have not won back-to-back matches on their travels since May 2021.
  • The two clubs drew 26-all at Ashton Gate in Round 12, their first tie since an 11-all draw at Memorial Stadium in 1969.
  • The Bears have won on two of their last four visits to Mattioli Woods Welford Road.

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