Scarlets to take on Tigers in pre-season

Rob LloydNews

Scarlets will take on Leicester Tigers in a pre-season friendly at Mattioli Woods Welford Road ahead of the new United Rugby Championship season.

Head coach Dwayne Peel will take his squad to the East Midlands on Thursday, September 9 (7pm ko).

The sides last met in the 2018-19 Champions Cup which resulted in a home win apiece from the pool encounters.

The opening round of the URC takes place on the weekend of September 24-26.