|Leicester: (26) 33|
|Tries: Montoya, Wigglesworth, Potter, Reffell, Wiese Cons: Burns 4|
|London Irish: (14) 31|
|Tries: Ratuniyarawa, Penalty, Rogerson, Hassell-Collins, Pearson Cons: Jackson 2|
Leicester Tigers held on for a tense victory against bottom side London Irish in a 10-try Premiership thriller.
Julian Montoya, Richard Wigglesworth, Harry Potter and Tommy Reffell scores put Tigers 26-14 up at the break, with Api Ratuniyarawa’s touchdown and a penalty try keeping Irish in touch.
Second-half Matt Rogerson and OIlie Hassell-Collins tries restored parity.
Paddy Jackson’s failure to convert Tom Pearson’s try after Jasper Wiese edged Tigers ahead proved to be decisive.
More to follow.
Leicester Tigers: Watson; Ashton, Potter, Scott, Nadolo; Burns, Wigglesworth; Whitcombe, Montoya, Cole; Martin, Green, Liebenberg, Reffell, Cracknell.
Replacements: Clare, Van Wyk, Heyes, O. Chessum, Wiese, Edwards, Atkinson, Porter.
London Irish: Parton; Loader, Joseph, Janse Van Rensburg, Hassell-Collins; Jackson, Powell; Fa’aso’o, Rogerson, Pearson; Ratuniyarawa, Munga, Chawatama, Creevy, Gigena.
Replacements: Willemse, Hoskins, Fischetti, Caulfield, Gonzalez, Cunningham-South, White, Morisi.
Referee: Anthony Woodthorpe.