Richard Cockerill: 'Leicester Tigers in strong position'

Leicester Tigers head coach Richard Cockerill during the match against Benetton Treviso on December 9, 2012
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Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill claims that his side are where they need to be following Sunday's win over London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership.

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill has claimed that his side are in a good position following their victory over London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership.

The Tigers ran out 35-16 winners at Welford Road on Sunday to guarantee themselves a place in the end-of-season playoffs.

"There was a danger we would be flat after the last couple of weeks but it was job done, five points," Cockerill told Sky Sports News.

"We have guaranteed ourselves a top-four spot and one win out of two will give us a home semi, so we are exactly where we need to be."

Leicester return to league action on Saturday when they make the trip to Bath.

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