Miles Benjamin: Leicester Tigers wing out for season

Miles Benjamin
Miles Benjamin has scored five tries in 19 appearances for Tigers this season

Leicester Tigers winger Miles Benjamin is likely to be out for the rest of the season because of a knee injury, reports BBC Radio Leicester.

The 26-year-old was injured in last week's win over Exeter.

Director of rugby Richard Cockerill told BBC Radio Leicester: "With eight weeks of the season to go that is probably the last we will see of him."

Meanwhile, scrum-half Sam Harrison, 24, has signed a new deal, but the length of the contract has not been revealed.

Benjamin has been plagued by injuries since signing from Worcester in 2012, suffering a serious neck injury which delayed his first-team debut by 15 months.

He also sustained a knee injury that ruled him out for four months last term.

But Cockerill said: "It is certainly not too serious and he will make a full recovery in the next eight to 10 weeks."

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