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Saturday, May 28, 2022

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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...

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...

Eddie Jones is a brilliant coach and that might just be the problem

After just two wins in an apparently dismal Six Nations campaign the English RFU is to carry out a review effectively pondering the future of England's Australian Head Coach Eddie Jones. This agitates me a little because throughout the past...

A brief word about Northampton Saints’ next win

I think the time has come to talk about the next win for Northampton Saints. Sometimes non-rugby friends ask about games afterwards if they haven’t heard the result. “What’s up Steve?” they might say. “Been watching the Saints…” I reply with a...

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...

Gripped By the Cobblers: East Stand saga is beyond a joke – it needs a community solution

Cobblers fans, chilled to the bones at Sixfields for Tuesday’s match V Swindon may have to wait a while yet for the unfinished East Stand to provide any wind cover if the supporters’ trust Freedom of Information report is...

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...
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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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