Leicester regained some pride after a poor European Champions Cup campaign by pushing Racing 92 all the way before going down 23-20 in their final pool game.
Leicester were humbled 39-0 by Top 14 side Castres as a much-changed side failed to make an impression at the Stade Pierre Fabre.
Leicester head coach Matt O'Connor insisted the Tigers can be "as good as anyone" after they ended a six-match losing streak with a laboured 19-15 victory at home to Aviva Premiership bottom side London Irish.
Former Australian Test hooker and new Leicester Tigers signing Tatafu Polota-Nau admitted the Aviva Premiership intensity was similar to an international clash with England.
Exeter extended their lead at the top of the Aviva Premiership to 10 points with a bonus-point victory over Leicester at Sandy Park.
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall was relieved to see his side break their losing run with a deserved 29-17 win over Leicester at Welford Road.
Saracens ended a run of seven straight defeats in all competitions with a 29-17 Aviva Premiership win over Leicester Tigers, who lost Jonny May to a late red card.
Saracens' trip to Leicester Tigers Christmas Eve will be the first Aviva Premiership match shown live on Chinese television.
Leicester have declared that "sanity prevailed" after Manu Tuilagi's citing for a dangerous tackle was dismissed.
Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi has avoided a ban after the citing complaint against him was dismissed, the EPCR has confirmed.
Manu Tuilagi faces the prospect of being banned immediately after making his return from the latest injury setback to have blighted his career.
Munster recorded their first win at Welford Road in 11 years with a 25-16 success over Leicester Tigers in the European Champions Cup on Sunday evening.
Leicester boss Matt O'Connor has welcomed the return of "world-class operators" Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua for Sunday's crucial European Champions Cup clash against Munster.
England and Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford has warned against the sacking culture which is prevalent in football being replicated in rugby following the recent dismissal of Jim Mallinder at Northampton Saints.
Leicester's bid to wrestle back control of their Champions Cup destiny could be boosted by the return of Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua.
Johann van Graan enjoyed a memorable Champions Cup coaching debut as his Munster side thumped Leicester 33-10 at Thomond Park.
Leicester Tigers prop Ellis Genge is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the club confirmed that the England international will undergo surgery on a shoulder injury.
Kearnan Myall's 79th-minute try ensured Wasps extended their unbeaten run against fierce rivals Leicester to five games with a 32-25 Aviva Premiership win at the Ricoh Arena.
Worcester claimed their second successive major scalp in the Aviva Premiership when they beat Leicester 31-27 at Welford Road.
Former England and British & Irish Lions forward has been forced into retirement on medical grounds, Leicester have announced.
England prop Dan Cole has committed his future to Leicester on a day when the Tigers announced new contracts for a raft of players.
Bath kept their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign on track as a penalty try at the death snatched a 33-31 victory over Leicester at the Rec.
Manu Tuilagi is earmarking a mid-December return to the field after seeking the expertise of a witch doctor in Samoa to accelerate his recovery from a knee injury.
Defending champions Leicester Tigers made a winning start to the Anglo-Welsh Cup after Gloucester fly-half Lloyd Evans missed an easy penalty with four minutes left.
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- LEICS16thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 83 Points DifferenceLEINS1st-5383