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Flood stars for Tigers

England star Toby Flood ran the show as Leicester extended their unbeaten Aviva Premiership run to five games after brushing Worcester aside 32-13 at a sold-out Sixways.

The Tigers never looked back once they had built a 17-point lead early in the second quarter following tries by Flood and wing Matt Smith.

Fly-half Flood added another 12 points with the boot, while Leicester and England lock Louis Deacon sealed Tigers' victory when he rumbled over for a 60th-minute try after wing Marcel Garvey's touchdown briefly threatened a Worcester revival.

Wing Horacio Agulla then crossed a minute from time to secure a bonus point victory and leave Worcester to reflect on their heaviest league defeat of the season.

Joe Carlisle added two penalties and a conversion for the home side, but they remain only six points and one place above bottom club Newcastle at the league season's halfway point.

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