Marcus Smith withstood a battering from Leicester before the England prospect was forced off during the decisive phase of a chaotic Aviva Premiership clash that ended in a 31-28 defeat for Harlequins.
Leicester forwards coach Richard Blaze has resigned from his position at the Aviva Premiership club for personal reasons.
Ben Youngs has hailed his Leicester and England half-back partner George Ford as "an unbelievable footballer" after Tigers kick-started their Aviva Premiership campaign.
Three tries in the opening 21 minutes proved enough for Leicester Tigers as they beat Gloucester 24-10 at Welford Road.
Injured Saints back-row Tom Wood wants Northampton to have a cornered animal instinct about them when they face fierce Aviva Premiership rivals Leicester on Saturday.
Northampton atoned for their chastening opening-weekend rout by Saracens by shifting the spotlight on to Leicester's poor start to the season in a comprehensive 24-11 victory.
Leicester head coach Matt O'Connor believes his players must keep their nerve if they are to defeat local rivals Northampton on Saturday.
Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out of England's autumn internationals with a knee injury.
England head coach Eddie Jones has warned Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi that if he misbehaves again he will be "spending a lot of time in the Midlands."
Leicester's star-studded backline were not quite on George Ford's radar at Welford Road as Todd Blackadder's decision to play Bath's complete preseason schedule away from home reaped immediate reward.
Bath finished a pulsating clash with just 13 men but were able to hold on to seal a first Aviva Premiership win over Leicester at Welford Road since 2003.
Leicester head coach Matt O'Connor says that there is a 'good vibe' in the squad ahead Sunday's game against Bath.
George Ford has been "nothing but impressed" with Manu Tuilagi as the powerful Leicester centre for his Aviva Premiership appearance since January.
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Saracens will begin their quest for a third successive European Champions Cup crown with a trip to Aviva Premiership rivals Northampton.
Captain Dylan Hartley has tipped Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona to force their way back into the England squad despite being sent home early from a preseason training camp.
Holders Leicester Tigers will begin their Anglo-Welsh Cup defence against Gloucester at Welford Road on Nov. 4.
Jonny May's move to Leicester may have earned him the nickname 'Maymar', but Chris Robshaw would rather see himself compared with Tony Adams.
Aviva Premiership clubs have decided unanimously to amend a league regulation affecting player transfer fees.
Manu Tuilagi faces an uncertain international future after being sent home in disgrace by England for returning to the team hotel drunk at 4.30am on Monday morning.
Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona have been sent home from England's preseason training camp following "team culture issues".
England wing Jonny May has swapped Gloucester for Leicester, with Ed Slater moving in the opposite direction.
Eddie Jones believes Manu Tuilagi can "demolish" the All Blacks and branded Leicester's wrecking-ball centre worth every ounce of effort poured into rebuilding his injury-hit England career.
Jonny May is on the verge of joining Leicester Tigers, and forming a mouthwatering back line alongside England colleagues George Ford and Ben Youngs.
Wasps clinched the Premiership Sevens title after beating Newcastle Falcons 31-12 in the final at Franklin's Gardens.