Freddie Burns drop-goal: Fly-halves emotional post match interview - Ruck

Freddie Burns drop-goal: Fly-halves emotional post match interview

Freddie Burns drop-goal against Saracens earned Leicester Tigers their 11th Premiership title and first for nine years.

Victory completes Tigers’ return to English rugby’s summit, having avoided the drop two years ago after Sarries were relegated for salary cap breaches.

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Freddie Burns drop-goal:

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Freddie Burns interview:

SOCIAL REACTION:

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Line-ups

Leicester Tigers: Steward; Ashton, Moroni, Porter, Potter; Ford, Wigglesworth; Genge (capt), Montoya, Cole, Chessum, Green, Liebenberg, Reffell, Wiese.

Replacements: Clare, Leatigaga, Heyes, Wells, Martin, Youngs, Burns, Scott.

Saracens: Goode; Malins, Daly, Tompkins, Maitland; Farrell (capt), Davies; M Vunipola, George, Koch, Itoje, Isiekwe, McFarland, Earl, B Vunipola.

Replacements: Pifeleti, Mawi, Clarey, Wray, Christie, Van Zyl, Taylor, Lozowski.

Referee: Wayne Barnes.

EDITORS PICKS:

Gallagher Premiership final player Ratings:

Leicester Tigers: 

15 Freddie Steward – 7

14 Chris Ashton – 7

13 Matías Moroni – 8

12 Guy Porter – 7

11 Harry Potter – 6

10 George Ford – 6

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9 Richard Wigglesworth – 8

8 Jasper Wiese – 9

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7 Tommy Reffell – 8

6 Hanro Liebenberg- 8

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5 Calum Green – 7

4 Ollie Chessum – 9

3 Dan Cole – 8

2 Julián Montoya- 7

1 Ellis Genge (c) – 7

23 Freddie Burns – 9 (RUCK’S MAN OF THE MATCH

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