Former England captain
Lewisw Moody, who played a part in all seven matches in England’s 2003 World Cup-winning campaign, was another high profile who was forced out of Leicester Tigers.
Despite being appointed England captain later that year, and for the 2011 World Cup, the manner of his leaving Leicester still rankles with Mad Dog.
“The game is changing now, and the loyalty of players and love of a club which went both ways, and meant they stayed throughout their careers, has gone. If Leicester did not want Manu any more they would not have hesitated to let him go – as they did with me when I was 30, despite being with the club man and boy.” revealed Moody to The Rugby Paper.
“This will not be an easy move for Manu if it comes off – and I’d be surprised if it has all been
“What Manu has to weigh up is whether representing
“With the money being touted around it wouldn’t surprise me if he goes – and although Leicester have supported him I can understand 100 per cent why he would do so.”