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The Lions are not the only dangerous cats

Ruaraidh Britton is a fan and player of rugby, here he looks at the international fixtures ahead this summer. If you can forget the Lions tour for more than five minutes, you may have heard there are international matches coming...

CONFIRMED: Saints rugby star Louis Picamoles WILL leave club to rejoin Montpellier

SAINTS rugby star and French international Louis Picamoles is leaving Northampton Saints, the club has confirmed. In a press statement on May 31, the club said 'King Louis,' as he's known to fans, will be leaving the club to rejoin Montpellier,...

The game we’ve been waiting for all season

Finally it came. The story of this season for the Saints could have been: close but no cigar. So many times fans had seen their team lose the last gasp arm wrestle and fall at the final hurdle. Sometimes...

It ain’t over ’til it’s over

Ruaraidh Britton is a player and fan and assesses Saints chances against Stade Francais tonight. This is it. One final chance at Europe’s elite competition. It’s been a stressful experience for Saints fans but all that might soon be put behind...

No-one said it was going to be easy

Student sports writer Ruaraidh Britton is a fan and player, here he reflects on the Lions squad Just like that, four years have passed and the Lions are heading south to pay the world champions New Zealand a long-awaited visit. Having...

The Year of the Day

You couldn’t get more proof that Christian Day is a players’ player than being elected chairman of the players’ association three years in a row. It is his tenth year at Saints and with friends all over the game, Christian...

Welcome to Wanderland

It's been a tough season for Saints supporters but creative writing graduate Joanna Hollins found consolation at the Wanderers A-league final, pictures by Dave Ikin Being a Northampton Saints supporter is a source of great local pride. Over the last...

How to make the most of a moist pitch

Our cricket writer Alex Stockton on what is going through every cricketer's mind during the early season Last weekend, the cricket clubs of Northamptonshire began their 2017 seasons. While some of the NCL’s lower leagues don’t get underway for a...

Can Northants fight like underdogs?

On the 20th August, 2016, the Northants Steelbacks won their second domestic T20 title in four years, writes Alex Stockton. After a superb campaign, the men from Wantage Road ran out deserved winners in a tense final. Throughout the...

The toughest test of all

This wasn’t a minor injury. Even bending down to pick up a plate from the drawer was excruciatingly painful
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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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