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First wicket of the season prompts special celebration

Even the most disinterested follower of cricket would have to admit that this year seeing the traditional summer sport under way is something of a reassuring relief. For those that eat, drink and breathe the sport one can only imagine...

It must be summer, the cricket is on

I'm not going to mention the thwack of leather on willow but there is something very reassuring about the revival of cricket as a herald of summer. Dave Ikin took these pictures of Henry Grayson in action at Overstone. Meanwhile Northamptonshire...

Spitfire flies over Northampton General Hospital for the NHS workers

An aircraft that defended the nation from peril during the Second World War flew over Northampton General Hospital today to say thankyou to workers battling the current national threat. Spitfires (along with Hurricanes) were the state of the art fighter...

There ain’t no justice, just us

This kind of defeat leaves a taste in your mouth that is only washed clean with silverware and trophies. By the end of it Saints had done everything: had good luck and bad, done sublime things but also saw a...

Saints team for Exeter and pictures from Bristol Bears

Saints travel to Exeter faced with reigniting their Premiership form against the pack leaders. The team is as follows: 15 Harry Mallinder14 Ahsee Tuala13 Matt Proctor12 Andrew Symons11 Tom Collins10 James Grayson9 Alex Mitchell 1 Francois van Wyk2 James Fish3 Paul Hill4...

Pictures from Saints incident packed clash with London Irish

Stephen Myler's first game back at Franklin's Gardens after joining London Irish ended as Saints first home defeat of the season after a rip roaring contest. There was thunderous physicality from the hosts: Naiyaravoro skittling tacklers, the Franks brothers pounding...

Photo action from Wandies v Sale

A superb performance from Wanderers at Franklin's Gardens saw them beat Sale Jets 51-12 in the Premiership Rugby Shield. Among the tries was a stand out effort from Ryan Olowofela. Dave Ikin took the following shots:

And he’s off… Reinach’s next step

Cobus Reinach will leave Saints at the end of the season after tearing it up at scrum-half for three years. His ascent into blistering form has matched the upward trajectory of Saints fortunes earning him numerous accolades and a...

Stunning pictures from Saints win over Gloucester

A thrilling home win restored some belief for Saints fans off the back of defeats at the hands of Leinster and Sale in the run up to Christmas. The prospect of Gloucester being guided around Franklin's Gardens by the talismanic...

Pictures: Never mind the World Cup because Saints are on fire

Saints made it three from three in the Premiership with a 40-22 win over Harlequins on the eve of the World Cup Final. There was hardly time to take in the victory before all eyes were on England's bid for...
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Winners revealed at Northants Film Festival (the East Midlands Oscars)

The third Northampton Film Festival rounded off a week of events last night with an awards ceremony at Sixfields...
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