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Result: Bonus-point win sends Leicester Tigers top

Leicester Tigers bounce back from last weekend's defeat to Bath by beating Newcastle Falcons 31-6 at Welford Road.

Leicester Tigers have bounced back from last weekend's defeat to Bath by taking maximum points from their home game against Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

Leicester Tigers' Blaine Scully dives in to score a try against Newcastle Falcons during their Aviva Premiership match on September 21, 2013© Getty Images

Five different players crossed the try line in a 31-6 win for Leicester, who go top of the table after taking 11 points from their opening three games.

Jordan Crane, Graham Kitchener, Blaine Scully, Dan Bowden and Thomas Waldrom all touched down for the hosts. Toby Flood and Owen Williams kicked six and three points respectively.

Meanwhile, a penalty and a drop goal from Rory Clegg was all that Newcastle could contribute to the scoring.

The Falcons have claimed four points from their first three matches.

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David Mele of Leicester breaks with the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Worcester Warriors at Welford Road on September 8, 2013
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