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Freddie Burns’ journey from zero to hero is the wholesome story of Leicester Tigers’ Premiership triumph

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Freddie Burns leads Leicester Tigers’ Premiership Trophy celebrations

Freddie Burns leads Leicester Tigers’ Premiership Trophy celebrations

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Freddie Burns leads Leicester Tigers’ Premiership Trophy celebrations

There are times when even the most ardent of pro sports fans could be forgiven for wondering about the logic of it all.

Whether it be the unchecked greed so prevalent at the top level, unpalatable off the field headlines generated by stars, the morally vapid trend of ‘sports-washing’, or the existential crisis looming regarding the toll taken on the bodies of the protagonists; there are too many times of late when it can all feel like it’s leaving an unwanted taste in the mouth. 


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