Rugby Union: Howard Gives Corry a Vote of Confidence ; LEICESTER 42 WORCESTER 16
Griffiths, Wyn, The Independent (London, England)
Leicester's coach, Pat Howard, believes Martin Corry should be England's long-term leader " despite Lawrence Dallaglio's return.
Corry was man of the match in Saturday's five-try victory and will lead the national side in the autumn Tests at Twickenham.
'I thought Martin Corry was absolutely outstanding today " he led by example in the Martin Johnson style,' said Howard, who gave Leicester 'six or seven out of 10' for a victory achieved in monsoon conditions.
George Chuter, Leon Lloyd, Austin Healey, Harry Ellis and Tom Varndell all touched down to earn the Tigers an important win, with Ian Humphreys and Andy Goode adding four conversions and three penalties between them.
Worcester, who were killed off by two quick tries early in the second half, responded with a Ben Hinshelwood try and a conversion and three penalties from Shane Drahm.
'I don't think the scoreline was really a fair reflection of the game,' Howard said. 'They gave us a tough time up front. …