Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors rugby LIVE: Stream free, TV channel, kick-off time and teams for Premiership Rugby 2021 opener


Leicester Tigers bid to bounce back to winning ways against Worcester Warriors this weekend.

Steve Borthwick’s side were beaten 25-15 at the Mattioli Woods Welford Road last time out. Meanwhile opponents Worcester were edged out 21-17 by champions Exeter Chiefs.

Just five points separates Tigers in ninth and Worcester in eleventh.

Here’s how you can watch the game.

What time is kick-off?

The game at the Mattioli Woods Welford Road kicks off on Saturday, February 6 at 3pm.

Is the game on TV?

The Tigers v Worcester match is not a main match on BT Sport but it is being screened live on BT Sport Extra 1. The coverage starts at 3pm, when the game kicks off.

What’s the team news?

Leicester:  Steward; Van Wyk,Moroni,Scott, Nadolo; Henry, Wigglesworth; Bruin, Montoya, Cole, Lavanini, Green, Liebenberg, Brink, Wiese.

Live: Tigers vs Warriors (3pm KO)

  • Tigers: 15 Freddie Steward, 14 Kobus Van Wyk, 13 Matías Moroni, 12 Matt Scott, 11 Nemani Nadolo, 10 Zack Henry, 9 Richard Wigglesworth; 1 Luan de Bruin, 2 Julián Montoya, 3 Dan Cole, 4 Tomás Lavanini, 5 Calum Green, 6 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Cyle Brink, 8 Jasper Wiese.
  • Replacements: 16 Tom Youngs, 17 Nephi Leatigaga, 18 Joe Heyes, 19 Harry Wells, 20 George Martin, 21 Jack Van Poortvliet, 22 Johnny McPhillips, 23 Kini Murimurivalu.
  • Warriors: 15 Chris Pennell, 14 Nick David, 13 Oli Morris, 12 Ashley Beck, 11 Perry Humphreys, 10 Duncan Weir, 9 Gareth Simpson, 1 Marc Thomas, 2 Niall Annett, 3 Nick Schonert, 4 Anton Bresler, 5 Graham Kitchener, 6 Marco Mama, 7 Matt Kvesic (C), 8 Cornell du Preez.
  • Replacements: 16 Beck Cutting, 17 Ethan Waller, 18 Richard Palframan, 19 Justin Clegg, 20 Ted Hill, 21 Sam Lewis, 22 Francois Hougaard, 23 Jamie Shillcock.