Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Moody Goes out on a High with Leicester

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Moody Goes out on a High with Leicester

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LEWIS Moody insisted he had no regrets about leaving Leicester after helping the Tigers retain their Guinness Premiership title with a dramatic 33-27 victory over Saracens.

The England captain will join longtime rivals Bath later this summer after Leicester, his home-town club, failed to find room for him under their salary cap. Bath's director of rugby Steve Meehan snapped Moody up quickly, desperate to tap into the kind of winning DNA which saw Leicester snatch victory at Twickenham on Saturday.

Moody may also have been swigging from a can of cider as he spoke - but his mind is not in the west country yet.

Leaving Welford Road will be a wrench after spending 14 glittering years as the heartbeat of English rugby's most successful club.

Moody's removal men will be packing away a remarkable seven Premiership winners' medals and three Heineken Cup medals, along with all of his international honours.

Moody said: "It has been a huge part of my life since I was a schoolboy. …

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