Brett Deacon

Aviva Premiership: Brett Deacon reveals he was fortunate not to have suffered heart attack
Thursday 19th December 15:01

Leicester's Brett Deacon was told he was "lucky to be alive" after contracting a severe case of immune system disease lupus.

Leicester flanker Brett Deacon retires from rugby due to illness, takes up coaching role
Wednesday 18th December 14:43

Leicester flanker Brett Deacon has retired from rugby due to illness and has taken up a coaching role with the club's Academy.

Leicester Tigers confirmed the exit of Italy international Martin Castrogiovanni
Sunday 19th May 15:32

Martin Castrogiovanni's departure from Leicester has been confirmed although the Italian prop's future plans are far from clear.

Bath's Matt Banahan and Leicester's Brett Deacon banned after red cards
Tuesday 4th December 21:42

Bath centre Matt Banahan has been given a three-week ban by the Rugby Football Union after his red card against Leicester.

Leicester Tigers ban Brett Deacon for seven days following internal disciplinary hearing
Monday 3rd December 17:24

Leicester Tigers have suspended Brett Deacon following an internal disciplinary hearing held after the forward was sent off at the weekend.

Quins denied at death
Saturday 23rd October 18:28

Brett Deacon's dramatic late try gave Gloucester their third straight Premiership win with a 33-26 victory over Quins.

Trio to face disciplinary panel
Wednesday 29th September 18:14

Tim Payne, Brett Deacon and Chris Budgen have been called to appear before an RFU disciplinary panel.

Deacon out to prove a point
Thursday 1st July 11:43

Brett Deacon is determined to prove that he will be good signing for Gloucester following his move from Leicester.

Deacon set for Gloucester
Wednesday 3rd February 10:15

Leicester back-row forward Brett Deacon has been signed by Gloucester on a two-year deal.

Tigers sign off in syle
Saturday 19th January 17:11

Leicester's disappointing Heineken Cup campaign ended on a high with a 25-9 victory over Leinster at Welford Road.

Cruise for under-strength Tigers
Saturday 4th November 17:50

Leicester made light of the absence of their England stars as they toppled Worcester.

Deacon duo secured by Tigers
Saturday 31st December 10:18

Brett Deacon has followed brother Louis by signing a new two-year deal at Leicester.

Features

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The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

There was loads of great rugby to enjoy over the weekend including upsets from around the world.

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Another seven days of sport have offered up a gamut of emotions. As the dust settles, Sky Sports sifts through it all to bring you the heroes and villains of the past week.

Rugby Roots: What makes your rugby club unique?

Rugby Roots: What makes your rugby club unique?

The Rugby Club is continuing its ‘Rugby Roots’ feature this season looking at amateur & junior clubs and the stories they hold.

Experts & Blogs

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