Premiership weekend review: If Leicester play with same ferocity they did to beat Wasps, Northampton will suffer

Premiership weekend review: If Leicester play with same ferocity they did to beat Wasps, Northampton will suffer
It will not matter what sort of side Northampton select on Saturday, if Leicester play with the same simmering intensity and passion as they did in Coventry, then they will be fiendishly difficult to beat.

Big games require big men producing big performances.

That is the simple truth of rugby union, whatever the romantics might say about fancy back play and the like.

So it was the likes of Tom Youngs, Brad Thorn, Dan Cole and Julian Salvi who were the stars at the Ricoh Arena rather than Joe Simpson, Elliot Daly and Christian Wade.

Youngs was outstanding against Wasps Hooker Young…

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