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Pictures from Saints ten-try rout of Worcester Warriors at the Gardens

Technically Northampton Saints came from behind to inflict Worcester's worst ever premiership defeat. In the early stages of the game Will Chudley responded to Dan Biggar's opening score for Saints with a converted try for the visitors. So very briefly...

Dan Biggar starts his 50th game for Saints tonight

Rugby star Dan Biggar adds another feather to his cap tonight when he starts his 50th game for Northampton Saints against Worcester. The televised match against Worcester kicks off at Franklin's Gardens at 7.45pm. Saints line up as follows: 15 Tommy Freeman14...

Northampton Saints and London Irish battle in a thrilling rain dance

They will call this a game of two halves because Saints got it so right in the first 40 but Irish so very nearly rained on their parade in the second. But really this was a battle of magic as...

Cycle 4 Cynthia braves the rain as the full event returns to Lamport Hall

Disruptive rain showers were forecast for the return of the Cycle 4 Cynthia bike ride after its virtual hiatus during the pandemic. And while numbers were down on what organisers would normally expect there were still several hundred riders in...

Pictures from Saints season opener against Gloucester

A stellar display from George Furbank was the centrepiece of this valuable first win in the first game of the season for Saints. He scored and made tries on a day when everyone felt Saints could and should have had...

Cycle 4 Cynthia returns on Sunday and the Solstice Ride comes a week later

Two of the county's popular cycling events return in the next fortnight after last year's versions were disrupted by Covid. Cycle 4 Cynthia is at Lamport Hall on Sunday offering 50 and 25 mile routes, then a week later on...

Pictures from a firecracker friendly at Franklin’s Gardens

Northampton followed up last week's away win at Bedford with a home win over Ospreys to deliver a 100 per cent pre-season win record. Although it's not cool to brag about the score of friendlies there was a fizz to...

This season’s Saints have been assembled

The 58 players from whom Chris Boyd will pick the Saints first team have been confirmed by the club. It includes 12 newcomers with two thirds of the players coming through the academy system. PROPSNick AuteracKarl GarsideOisín HeffernanPaul HillDanny Hobbs-AwoyemiEmmanuel IyogunLeroy...

Queen Eleanor riders raise £25,000 following historic route through Northamptonshire

With so many COVID related curveballs, it’s surprising that this ever took place. Less than five weeks before the bike ride, the charity cyclists had nowhere to stay for the night on their 200 mile journey.  Following the route of...

If you want to see what being a Lion means to Saints players watch this

A heartwarming moment at Franklins Gardens was captured by the club's media team as Director of Rugby Chris Boyd delivered some outstanding news to two senior players. He reveals to Dan Biggar and Courtney Lawes that they have been picked...
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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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