Team news: Murphy to lead out Leicester Tigers against Worcester
Geordan Murphy will lead out Leicester Tigers for the first home game of his 16th season at the club when Worcester visit Welford Road in the Aviva Premiership tomorrow.
Ireland international Murphy has made more than 300 appearances for Tigers since his debut in 1997, scoring 93 tries.
Scott Hamilton is in line for his 100th starting appearance in a backline showing just one change from last week's victory at London Welsh as Sam Harrison steps in for the injured Micky Young at scrum-half.
Vereniki Goneva makes his first appearance in a competitive fixture at Welford Road following his summer move from Tarbes in France.
Boris Stankovich, Martin Castrogiovanni and second-row Graham Kitchener return to the forward pack for their first starts of the season.
Australian scrum-half Pat Phibbs is called up to the matchday squad following Young's ankle injury.
Tigers: Murphy (capt); Hamilton, Tuilagi, Allen, Goneva; Flood, Harrison; Stankovich, T Youngs, Castrogiovanni, Kitchener, Parling, Mafi, Salvi, Waldrom. Reps: Hawkins, Mulipola, Cole, Andrew, Crane, Phibbs, Ford, Smith
Worcester: Pennell; Drauniniu, Grove, Matavesi, Lemi; Goode, Perry; Mullan, Lutui, Andress, Percival, Schofield (capt), Jones, Betty, Taulava. Reps: Hayes, Ceri Jones, Currie, Gillies, Kvesic, Arr, Carlisle, Howard