Northampton Saints

Premiership Team of the Half-Season

As we’ve reached the half-way stage of the Premiership season, intermingled with four grueling, enthralling, blockbusting rounds of the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups, I thought it would be appropriate to look back on the 11 rounds of the Premiership, and acknowledge the players who I feel have been the most outstanding up to Christmas: 15): Chris Pennell Runner up: …

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The Power of 3

So the other week after a couple of pints me and a few friends took to debating just what it takes to make a truly successful rugby team. At first there was the usual debate of money vs. commitment, facilities, coaching, etc but when it came down to the actual players we found ourselves pondering an interesting concept. As you …

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Leicester Tigers v Northampton Saints – Preview with Toby Flood

The big match in the Aviva Premiership this weekend will take place at Welford Road, where Leicester Tigers entertain Northampton Saints. It is the first time the two sides have met since the Premiership final back in May, a game the Tigers won 37-17, securing their 10th English title.  This was the match that saw Saints’ skipper Dylan Hartley shown …

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#RugbyRising Finalists – The Premierships Most Exciting Young Talent

With two round of the Aviva Premiership already down and teams starting to find their feet in the new Premiership season we thought now would be the perfect time to unveil our #RugbyRising finalists. Throughout the off-season we have unveiled club-by-club a list of the young talent within each time at let the fans vote for who they think has …

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Wood you believe it…-Aviva Premiership Week 2

Nick Wood sees the red mist only 73 seconds in. Yarde scores a brace but gets punchy. Tattooed beast Banahan upsets Tigers winning start. It feels like this weekend of Rugby Union will be forever remembered in the Record Books for how many times Referees have delved deep into their pockets. After Bismarck’s unfair dismissal against the imperial All Blacks, the …

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Guide to the Aviva Premiership 2013/14-Part 3

Northampton Saints- Ground- Franklin’s Gardens Capacity- 13,591 Last Season Finish- 4th & Runner-Up Captain- Dylan Hartley   Saints fans are ecstatic after a summer of signings that pretty much every other Premiership club can be envious of. With the addition of two of the best Lions in Oz, Alex Corbisiero and Welsh superstar George North, Saints are now on par …

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Rising Stars – Northampton Saints

Although much of the talk at the beginning of the season for Northampton Saints is based around the big name signings such as George North, what many will forget is the amount of young talent the squad is brimming with. Here we take a look at six youngsters in the squad who could be set for a breakthrough season… Alex …

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