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No fairytale win but Ken happy with 100th

Dai Young’s men closed down Saints’ hopes of getting their first win at Franklin’s Gardens this season as Saints hosted Wasps on Ken Pisi’s 100th appearance for the club, despite the home side having the lions share of possession, territory and chances. Running out for his 100th game, Pisi was disappointed that his side could not capitalise on their chances to get the win on his century but was ha

Mallinder: You’ve got to take the opportunities when they come

After the tough fixture at Franklin’s Gardens yesterday, where Wasps maintained their unbeaten record despite the home side playing the better rugby throughout, Jim Mallinder is hoping that after two strong performances Saints can turn their attack into a win against Exeter next week. “You’ve got to focus on the positives.” Mallinder told SaintsTV. “That’s the way the game goes sometimes; you can

SAINTS 15 WASPS 20 Gopperth smash and grab sees off Saints

It was a frustrating day for the Saints at in the mid-September warmth, as despite dominating possession and impressing repeatedly in attack they could only come away with a losing bonus point against high-flying Wasps. As the afternoon wore on it would become increasingly apparent that this was not going to be Saints’ day, as wave after wave of attack came undone by an error at a crucial moment o

Wasps win at Franklin’s Gardens

Wasps climbed to the top of the Premiership standings after they made it four successive wins with a 20-15 victory at Northampton Saints. The post Wasps win at Franklin’s Gardens appeared first on

Ken to become Saints centurion

Ken Pisi will hit his 100th appearance for the club when he runs out with the rest of the Saints to face Wasps in the third round of the Aviva Premiership. He is the second Saints player to do so this season with Luther Burrell racking up his 100th appearance for the club against Bath in Aviva Premiership Round 1.

TEAM NEWS Saints team announced for Wasps visit

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for the Aviva Premiership Round 4 home clash with Wasps. Ken Pisi becomes the latest member of the current squad to reach the landmark milestone of 100 first team appearances, while at the other end of the spectrum Nic Groom comes into the starting 15 for the first time this season.

Saints reveal 2016/17 cup shirt

The shirt that the Saints will wear for their Champions Cup and Anglo Welsh Cup campaigns has today gone on sale from the Franklin’s Gardens Shop. A third release by official technical kit supplier Macron for 2016/17, the shirt is predominantly black, a section of black, green and gold on the torso and sleeve ensuring a touch of Saints tradition remains. Sizes are available from small to 5XL and,

Mourinho: Football’s full of ‘Einsteins’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that the ‘football Einsteins’ are wrong to write off his side after suffering three defeats in a bad week of results. The Red Devils recently secured a 3-1 victory over Northampton Town in the EFL Cup third round at Sixfields Stadium on Wednesday. Mourinho’s side started the season superbly and will look to ensure positive results…

United showcase their skills

Manchester United got back to winning ways against Northampton Town and four individual moments of skill from their EFL Cup victory make their way into the Red Devils latest Trickbox video. Memphis Depay’s twisting and turned run down the left, with Ander Herrera, Morgan Schneiderlin, and Marcus Rashford also producing noteworthy touches on the ball.

Festive fixtures confirmed for Aviva Premiership Rugby

Premiership Rugby has today confirmed the Saints’ Aviva Premiership fixtures for either side of Christmas and the New Year. In Round 11, it’ll be Friday Night Lights to get supporters in the festive mood as Sale visit Franklin’s Gardens for a 7:45pm kick off on December 23rd. The New Year, meanwhile, will be seen in at Kingsholm as the Saints visit Gloucester on Sunday, January 1st for a 3pm kick

Dickens keen to build on first 60 at Saracens

Defence coach Alan Dickens has said that Saints must build on their first 60 minutes at Saracens in the coming weeks as they return to Franklin’s Gardens to face Wasps on Saturday. After a frustrating 27-12 loss to Saracens last weekend, Saints return home for back-to-back fixtures starting with their East Midlands rivals on Saturday. The men in black, green and gold were on the money with keeping

Mourinho: ‘We deserve it’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his side deserved to beat Northampton Town and qualify for the fourth round of the EFL Cup. The Red Devils secured a 3-1 victory over the Cobblers after three straight defeats, however, Mourinho’s men to respond and got off to a good start when Michael Carrick opened the scoring but Alex Revell levelled matters with a…

Mourinho: ‘We deserved it’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his side deserved to beat Northampton Town and qualify for the fourth round of the EFL Cup. The Red Devils secured a 3-1 victory over the Cobblers after three straight defeats, however, Mourinho’s men to respond and got off to a good start when Michael Carrick opened the scoring but Alex Revell levelled matters with a… Read more → The post Mourinho: ‘We deserved it’ appeared first on SportsClub.

EFL Cup: Man United to host City in round four

The fourth round of the EFL Cup is set to thrill as Manchester United host Manchester in just one of several all-Premier League ties. United did enough to oust League One Northampton 3-1 on Wednesday while Manchester City beat Swansea 2-1 in Wales to move into the next round and set up a second Manchester derby for the season. The..

United dig deep to beat Northampton

Manchester United secured a morale-boosting victory in the EFL Cup on Wednesday as they earned a 3-1 victory over Northampton Town. United got off to a fast start in the tie as Wayne Rooney turned and fired straight at the goalkeeper with just two minutes on the clock.

13 weeks for Chris Ashton

Chris Ashton has been banned for 13 weeks after being found guilty of biting Northampton prop Alex Waller. The Saracens winger bit Waller on the arm at a ruck during their 27-12 Premiership victory at Allianz Park on Saturday. The panel looked at two counts of biting but dismissed the second charge

Tuitavake heading to Franklin’s Gardens

Northampton Saints has today announced the signing of Nafi Tuitavake into the club’s squad. The Tongan international joins the Saints from Narbonne, where he has played for the past year since moving from his native New Zealand. A graduate of the same 2009 IRB Junior World Championships-winning All Blacks team as Ken Pisi, Aaron Cruden and Zac Guildford, Tuitavake was a regular for the Crusaders i

Double BITING allegations get Chris Ashton banned for 13 weeks

Chris Ashton has been banned for no less than 13 weeks following two biting incidents that took place in the Aviva Premiership this past weekend. The Saracens winger appeared before a RFU disciplinary panel last night, charged with acts contrary to good sportsmanship. The England winger was cited for allegedly biting Alex Waller of Northampton Saints on not one but two separate occasions, the first happening in the 24th minute and the second a minute later

United, City begin EFL Cup journey

Manchester United and Manchester City begin their bid for the EFL Cup on Wednesday night as both look to lay down an early marker in the Cup competition.  Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United side will be desperate to put a run of three successive losses behind them when they travel to minnows Northampton Town. The Red Devils were stunned 3-1..