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Leicester Tigers 16-12 Northampton Saints, Aviva Premiership
Leicester retain East Midlands bragging rights
ESPN Staff
November 3, 2012
Date/Time: Nov 3, 2012, 14:15 local, 14:15 GMT
Venue: Welford Road, Leicester
Leicester Tigers 16 - 12 Northampton Saints
Attendance: 24000  Half-time: 6 - 6
Tries: Smith
Cons: Ford
Pens: Ford 3
Pens: Lamb 4
Leicester retained the East Midlands bragging rights

Leicester Tigers edged East Midlands rivals Northampton Saints 16-12 at Welford Road on Saturday.

Tigers could afford for young fly-half George Ford to miss five penalties and still triumph, courtesy of centre Matt Smith's second half try and 11 points by the young number 10. On another day, Ford's inaccuracy might have proved cost