Kevin Sinfield's move from Leeds Rhinos to Leicester Tigers is confirmed

Leicester Tigers have confirmed Kevin Sinfield will join their coaching staff ahead of the 2021-22 rugby union season.

Thursday, 17th June 2021, 2:23 pm

Tigers say the current Leeds Rhinos director of rugby will be defence coach, working under team boss Steve Borthwick.

Borthwick said: “It is incredible to be welcoming someone of Kevin’s calibre and experience to our club.

“The vast and unique experience that Kevin will bring to our coaching means he is a great addition to our team.

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Kevin Sinfield. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.
Kevin Sinfield. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com.

“He is a serial winner and an inspirational character who possesses the hard-working and tough qualities we want at Leicester Tigers.

“This is an announcement everybody involved with Leicester Tigers should be excited about.”

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