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Freddie Burns said playing rugby in Japan had made him fall back in love with the sport after his last-ditch drop goal won the Premiership final for Leicester.

The Tigers were level with Saracens at Twickenham on Saturday when, with just 22 seconds left of normal time, replacement fly-half Burns landed a drop goal to secure a 15-12 victory that gave Leicester its 11th English title and first since 2013.

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