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What on earth is going on with Bath?

As Chris Boyd's Saints team continues its development quest this encounter probably serves best as a grim warning. Saints in recent years have been to some dark places in terms of form and while we are not yet in the...

Return of the international Saints heralds a successful trip to Bristol Bears

When this season's fixtures were announced you wouldn't have put money on Saints coming away with a result from this. We haven't won at Bristol since 2018 and although they haven't had the strongest start to this campaign you always...

Young Saints so close to thrilling comeback win as league takes a break for Premiership Cup

With no A league running this season Saints have been deprived of the Wanderers as a window into the future so the Premiership Cup is a timely insight into developing talent. While some of the big names are away for...

When everything at the Gardens came up Roses

England's women looked in a different class to the World Champions for the Black Ferns' visit to the Cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens. A lot was riding on this game in different ways. For the visitors it was a chance...

Stirring Saints rally is not enough to halt Leicester Tigers juggernaut

We knew a storm was coming. We knew we had a rickety ship. However, a doing over is a doing over and this was a doing over. Maybe Dan Biggar wasn't fully fit for this one, maybe this was the...

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...

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...

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...
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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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