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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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How Saints are revving up for their Premiership semi-final clash with Leicester

Everyone is trying to stay sensible about this. After defeats home and away to Leicester Tigers during the normal run of the season Saints must now go to Welford Road for the Premiership play-off semi-final. Tigers have not lost at...

How the Saints game unfolded from my mum’s dinner table in Norfolk

The view of Franklin's Gardens from my mum's dinner table in Norfolk at 3pm yesterday was not great. I had warned her there would be a distraction during our visit. The fact that we were sitting down to eat just...

Chris Boyd hails the ‘bloody good blokes’ of Northampton Saints 2022

As the media gears up for Northampton versus Newcastle on Saturday the pundits are all talking about it being Dean Richard's last game in charge of the Falcons. The former England star is a rugby legend in his own right...

How Tom Wood preps for retirement: I am training as though I’m going to be in the final scoring the winner

With Her Majesty's rugby press gathered to discuss Tom Wood's retirement there was only one person missing - Tom was still out on the pitch training. In no sense is this legendary Saints player winding down in the last...

I never would have expected Saints to beat Quins like this

There have been two or three games lately where afterwards I've been saying to people "that is the best Saints have played this season" and now there is another to add to the mix. For the fast half Saints...

The Mobbs Memorial match in pictures

If the Charge of the Light Brigade taught us one thing about the history of the British Army it's that it knows how to style out a valiant defeat. The return of the historic Mobbs Memorial fixture after a two-year...

A game that meant something more than the scoreline

There was little chance of rescuing the Premiership Cup campaign when a young Saints side welcomed Newcastle Falcons to Franklin's Gardens last night. However, hot on the heels of a thrilling cup victory against Saracens came this thrilling victory over...

It’s another thriller but this time Saints are the winners

Sometimes they are brilliant, sometimes they are crazy. That's young people for you. The celebration of Alex Waller's 231st appearance (a Premiership record) for Saints underlined it: there aren't that many wizened old campaigners in green, black and gold. https://twitter.com/btsportrugby/status/1503055320305786881?s=20&t=e74sXlM_6ZhzP56gGFRJPw There...

Risky rugby? I worry that we are too conservative – Chris Boyd

Despite a run of three agonising last gasp defeats Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Chris Boyd is not wavering in his commitment to running rugby. When asked if he was tempted to call on the players to adopt a "less...

It felt like we were watching a great Saints victory right up until Exeter won it

Oops they did it again. They played with our hearts. At times in the home defeat to Exeter it felt that Saints were going to win. Sunshine splashed down on Franklin's Gardens. We were more than one score ahead. https://youtu.be/iWdOSpHEBKY There...
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Northampton Pride 2022 in full swing with huge turnout in town centre

A sunny, fun-filled day for all showed Northampton at its best #NorthamptonPride22 Northampton did itself proud this weekend with...
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