LIST | 5 world-class players who rejected Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers are one of the biggest clubs in the world and it is hard for any rugby player to reject a chance to play in a historic club like Tigers.

However, there have been some truly world class rugby stars s who have rejected the opportunity to ply their trade at Welford Road.

1. Damian McKenzie

The All Blacks star was reportedly in ‘advanced talks’ with Tigers over a proposed move in 2017 according to The Rugby Paper. When asked about the transfer, the 22-year-old avoided the question, which only fuelled speculation, but the deal was never complete with McKenzie eventually signing a new deal to stay in New Zealand.

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