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Quartet of Leicester Tigers sign new deals

  • Peter Betham is one of a quartet of Leicester Tigers players who have signed new contracts
  • Forwards Graham Kitchener, Dom Barrow, and Will Evans have also agreed new deals
  • Head coach Aaron Mauger was “delighted” with the deals
Australian international Peter Betham is one of a quartet of players who have agreed on new contracts with Leicester Tigers.


Betham has played at wing and centre in 46 appearances in a season-and-a-half since joining the club, starting all 13 Premiership fixtures so far in 2016/17.

Colleagues Graham Kitchener, Will Evans and Dom Barrow, have also extended their contracts at Welford Road.

“Continuity of your core group is very important,” Mauger told BBC Radio Leicester.


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“Pete has had a good couple of years and there is a lot more to get out of him. We are excited to work with him for another couple of years.

“Kitch is athletic and dynamic and he now has a lot of experience under his belt in big games.


 


“Dom is another relatively young guy who has a massive amount of potential and has the right attitude as well. He is an ultimate professional.”


Betham added: “I’m ecstatic. I am very humbled and blessed to be able to spend a couple more years here. I have found a home here and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.”