Matt O'Connor: Leicester head coach leaves Tigers

Matt O'Connor: Leicester head coach leaves Tigers
Matt O'Connor: Leicester head coach leaves Tigers

Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor has left the club with immediate effect.

O'Connor leaves 48 hours after Leicester lost 40-6 at Exeter in their opening Premiership game of the season.

Assistant coach and Tigers stalwart Geordan Murphy has been put in temporary charge.

Leicester missed out on a place in the Premiership play-offs for the first time in 14 seasons in May after ending the season in fifth place.

More to follow.

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