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Concern for North

Wales and Northampton wing George North played on after passing a concussion test in Saturday’s Premiership match with Leicester Tigers. The post Concern for North appeared first on

TIGERS 19 SAINTS 11 Saints denied a losing bonus point by a late Tigers penalty

Despite holding their hosts out for most of the second half, Saints come away from derby day with Leicester Tigers at Welford Road empty handed as a last minute Owen Williams penalty denied them a losing bonus point. The home side were dominant from the off and with Saints going a man down within the first two minutes of the game, Leicester Tigers were always going to be first off the mark. Saints

Leicester edge Saints

Freddie Burns kicked three penalties and a conversion to give Leicester a hard fought 19-11 win over Saints in the Premiership. The post Leicester edge Saints appeared first on

Saints team named for derby day

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Saturday’s East Midlands derby with Leicester. Ben Foden will lead the side out as captain at Welford Road, where JJ Hanrahan makes his first appearance of the season in the backline. George North and Louis Picamoles return to the starting XV after international duty, while Paul Hill’s is on the tight-head as the last of four changes. 

Rugby on TV : Dec 1-8

Rugby on TV is brought to you by “Inside Pass”the new weekly video magazine from Irish RugbyIsn’t Leicester v Northampton one of the biggest rivalries in the Premiership? Strange how

Paterson: We’ve been working on the little things

After last Friday’s disappointment at the Gardens, as Newcastle Falcons went away with four points after a late intercept try earned them the win, Saints have no time to rest on their laurels with the big Midlands derby with Leicester Tigers this weekend fast approaching. Michael Paterson said that the side have to leave last weekend’s result behind them as they prepare for derby day but learn fro

JP no stranger to derby occasions

JP Pietersen talks to LTTV about the derby occasions he has played in as the countdown begins to Tigers v Northampton at Welford Road this Saturday. Match tickets are still available. Call 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or visit

Cockerill praises Tigers resilience

Leicester boss Richard Cockerill hailed his side’s resilience after they beat Bristol 21-16 to move within a point of Wasps on the table. The post Cockerill praises Tigers resilience appeared first on

Deano hails ‘sheer class’ of match-winner Goneva

The Fijian winger intercepted on his own 22 and went the length to land the decisive blow in a 22-16 Aviva Premiership triumph at Franklin’s Gardens, his incisive running a feature throughout a deserved away triumph. Richards, the director of rugby who pulled off a transfer coup in the summer by landing Goneva from Leicester Tigers, said: “Niki got us the go-forward that we needed, as did Opeti Fonua when he came on, but the interception and the way Niki stepped inside Ben Foden at the end was just sheer class. “He is a quality player, and our back line as a whole fired tonight