Steve Borthwick

Wasps subject Leicester Tigers to first loss of the season

League leaders Leicester Tigers experience defeat for the first time this season with a 16-13 loss at the hands of Wasps. Ellis Genge saw yellow in the game and TRU’s Joe Harvey was watching on in the West Midlands.
9 January 2022

Non-playing Reserve Column – Leicester have to let outside noise be just that

Following the revelations this week that Leicester Tigers, like Saracens, may have breached Premiership Rugby’s salary cap regulations, TRU’s Joe Harvey has penned a few of his thoughts surrounding the investigation.
30 December 2021

Steve Borthwick knows how far Leicester have come - The challenge now is to sustain it

When Steve Borthwick took over the reins at Mattioli Welford Road 17 months ago, there was so much uncertainty and many issues for the former England coach to resolve.
21 December 2021

Rugby League’s influence ever-present at Leicester Tigers

Following Leicester Tigers’ 34-19 win over Exeter Chiefs, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at the rugby league influence at Mattioli Woods Welford Road and Kevin Sinfield’s role at the club.
23 September 2021

Why Leicester Tigers aren’t in a reflective mood just yet

It has been a campaign full of positives for Steve Borthwick’s side and whilst confirming Champions Cup rugby would round off an encouraging season, the Tigers know this is just the beginning.
11 June 2021

Tempers boil over as Bristol Bears edge past Leicester Tigers

Joe Harvey was at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday afternoon as Bristol Bears beat Leicester Tigers in controversial fashion to secure a home play-off place in the Premiership.
5 June 2021

Leicester on course for Champions Cup rugby ahead of ‘chess match’ encounter with Bristol Bears

Fans will be back at Mattioli Woods Welford Road for the first time in 15 months on Saturday as Leicester Tigers prepare to challenge themselves against title-chasing Bristol Bears.
2 June 2021

Can the Tigers win silverware in London just like the Foxes? - “That's the plan!”

Leicester has become more well-known for the football club's success in recent years, but now Matt Scott and the Tigers have the chance to shine on a European stage once again.
20 May 2021

Steve Borthwick: "Reacting under pressure is something you learn"

After beating Wasps 27-8 at the Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday afternoon, Steve Borthwick, Joe Heyes and Zack Henry spoke to TRU about that game and taking on Bristol Bears.
24 February 2021

Another cancellation will disappoint Leicester Tigers but have they turned a corner?

Leicester Tigers had their fair share of trials and tribulations to deal with 2020, but are we beginning to see some shoots of recovery at Welford Road after three straight wins?
7 January 2021

Tom Youngs - 'It has been very testing from the top down'

Tom Youngs admits the upheaval at Leicester Tigers, coupled with the financial impact of the Covid-19 crisis, has made the lockdown period a tricky time for the club.
23 June 2020

Borthwick backs Eddie Jones as England aim for positive end to South Africa tour

Steve Borthwick has revealed England’s coaching staff are fully behind Eddie Jones as they aim to end their tour of South Africa on a high with a victory in Cape Town on Saturday.
19 June 2018

Dylan Hartley is a brilliant captain - Steve Borthwick

England forwards coach Steve Borthwick has come in full support of national skipper Dylan Hartley after questions were raised about his recent performance in the Six Nations encounter against Wales.
18 February 2017

Analysis on Warren Gatland's coaching team for British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand

Warren Gatland announced his backroom staff for British and Irish Lions gruelling tour of New Zealand in June 2017.
7 December 2016

England players excited about Wales Test - Steve Borthwick

Forwards coach Steve Borthwick insisted that England are excited to face Wales in Sunday’s encounter.
26 May 2016

Steve Borthwick: England making line-out watertight for Wales clash

Steve Borthwick insists England have added new variations to their line-out in the hope of bamboozling Wales' research boffins in Saturday's RBS 6 Nations title collision at Twickenham.
10 March 2016

Does the EPS fix England's RWC issues

England’s new Elite Player Squad has been named and whilst it has excited many, as well as disappointed a few, how far has it gone to rectifying the weaknesses that England demonstrated at the Rugby World Cup?
18 January 2016

Eddie Jones: Manu Tuilagi will return for final Six Nations matches

England head coach Eddie Jones expects to have Manu Tuilagi available for the final two matches of the RBS 6 Nations, but has not given up hope of him returning sooner.
14 January 2016

England's omissions - unlucky or out for the count

“The player that hasn’t been selected has not done well enough, it’s as simple as that.”
13 January 2016

England Six Nations call-up will be on merit

George Kruis wants to be chosen for England's RBS 6 Nations campaign on merit only and not because of his relationship with Steve Borthwick.
4 January 2016