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Fit-again Gibson relishing Gardens return

Jamie Gibson will line up for Saints against Bath tomorrow in his first match since March, with his return to fitness coming at a crucial time for his side. Qualification for Europe is still on the line with a number of sides also in contention for a top six finish, and Gibson is clearly looking forward to his return to action. “I can’t wait to play again,” says Gibson.

Northampton Saints v Bath Rugby Premiership Preview

Bath have named their team with Francois Louw as captain for this Saturday’s Aviva Premiership trip to face Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens Louw leads from the openside flank, alongside blindside Matt Garvey and number eight David Denton. The last time the trio featured together in the back row was in the away victory against […] The post Northampton Saints v Bath Rugby Premiership Preview appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Discover Land Rover at Saints v Bath

Land Rover, the Official Vehicle of Premiership Rugby, will be bringing their renowned Land Rover Owners’ Hospitality area to Franklin’s Gardens for Saturday’s game against Bath. The Land Rover Owners’ Hospitality area will be located in the Village at Franklin’s Gardens, offering Land Rover customers a complimentary gourmet burger and soft drink.

Weekend Train Travel Information

Great Western Railway are advising customers to allow extra travel time for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Wasps (1pm) and Monday’s A League final against Northampton (3:30pm) The post Weekend Train Travel Information appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Plan your journey for Saints v Bath

Saturday is expected to be a busy day in west Northampton and supporters are strongly advised to allow plenty of time for their journeys to and from Franklin’s Gardens. The Saints’ Aviva Premiership game against Bath – their final home match of the season and one that is crucial in the battle for European Rugby Champions Cup qualification – has been chosen for live broadcast by BT Sport and kicks

A League Final details

All you need to know ahead of Monday’s Aviva Premiership A League final between Exeter Braves and Northampton Wanderers at Sandy Park (3:30pm) The post A League Final details appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

See out 2015/16 in style this weekend

It is the final home match of the 2015/16 Aviva Premiership campaign this Saturday afternoon, and you can see out the season in style with a special marquee package at Franklin’s Gardens. For just £99 + VAT per person you will enjoy pre-match two-course meal with wine in a special marquee before heading into the Barwell Stand to take in the action as Saints take on Bath in a must-win match. You wi

Agulla double but Falcons bow out of A-League

Argentinean centre Belisario Agulla scored both of Newcastle’s tries, one in each half, Newcastle having trailed 22-10 at the break. Ireland Under-20s fly-half Brett Connon added a penalty and conversion, but the Chiefs had too much for their visitors as they booked a place in the final against Northampton.

Braves 48 Falcons 15

Exeter Braves run riot with eight-try blast to ensure they advance into the Aviva Premiership A League final against Northampton at Sandy Park next Monday The post Braves 48 Falcons 15 appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Cambridge host successful DPP festival

Cambridge RUFC played host to Saints’ latest Developing Player Programme (DPP) festival on Sunday. East Northants, Northants Alliance, Hunts & Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Bedfordshire came together for a full day of rugby with each centre represented at Under-13s, Under-14s and Under-15s.

Team news for Wanderers v Saracens

The Wanderers team has been named for this evening’s Aviva ‘A’ League semi-final. The Wanderers’ reward for finishing top of the Northern Conference is a home tie against Saracens Storm, who came second in the Southern Conference. Kick off at Franklin’s Gardens is at 7:30pm and entry is free for Season Ticket Holders (£5 adults, £2 Under-16s for all other supporters)

Rugby the winner at Elite Insurance Sevens Series finals day

The Perse School and KES Stratford made Elite Insurance Sevens Series history on Thursday afternoon, becoming the first sides to share the Cup title in remarkable sporting circumstances. The two sides had battled their way to Franklin’s Gardens as winners of the Cambridgeshire and Oxfordshire regionals, also outlasting 10 other sides during finals day to earn their spots in the grand finale on the

Joel Hodgson returns to Newcastle Falcons

The versatile 23-year-old joins from Greene King IPA Championship side Yorkshire Carnegie, for whom he has scored five tries in his 20 appearances this season, having spent the previous year with Northampton Saints. Able to operate at fly-half, scrum-half and full-back, Newcastle-born Hodgson was part of the Falcons side which lifted the Championship title in 2013, making 10 Aviva Premiership appearances for the club and a further 11 in the European Challenge Cup.

Bath Supporters Travel – Book now!

Bath Supporters Travel is an easy and convenient way for supporters in Bath to get to away games, so why not join them for our final away game of the season to support the Blue, Black and White? They are currently taking bookings for coaches to our game against Northampton Saints (Saturday 30th April, kick-off 15.15). If you are interested in booking a place, then ring Jan & Mike Warrington on 01380 871416 or email on

North nominated for European Player of the Year

George North has been nominated for the 2016 EPCR European Player of the Year award for his outstanding performances in this season’s European Rugby Champions Cup. In total, North played six times in Europe, scoring a try against former club Scarlets in January. During his six appearances he made a staggering 217 metres and 44 carries.

Saints announce pre-season friendlies for summer 2016

The Saints will have four matches over three weekends this summer as they prepare for the 2016/17 Aviva Premiership and European campaigns. Pre-season will include challenging trips to France and Belfast, with two Championship teams heading to Franklin’s Gardens for a double-header of action. The summer will open with the Saints taking part once again in the Challenge Vaquerin in southern France,

Finalists confirmed for Elite Insurance Schools Sevens

This week sees the finale of several weeks of competition as the Elite Insurance Schools Sevens heads to Franklin’s Gardens for Finals Day! Ten of the best Under-13 schools Rugby Sevens teams from across the East of England will compete for the right to take home the silverware, following in the footsteps of two-time winners Northampton School for Boys and reigning champions The Perse School. All

Darryl Veenendaal signs new Nottingham deal

Nottingham announced the re-signing of scrum-half Darryl Veenendaal for next season, after arriving at The Bay from Bedford Blues last season. The South African was previously a member of the Northampton Saints Academy before going on to play over 150 games for the Blues.

“Lucky” Norman describes 2015 Rugby Spirit pride

The Saints’ 2016 End of Season Awards are fast approaching, with voting now open in a number of categories. One of these categories is the Rugby Spirit Award, and last year’s winner was Norman Barker, a legend of school and junior rugby in the local area. In a recent interview with BBC Radio Northampton, Norman described how honoured he was to win the award and how important rugby has been to him

Wanderers to host Saracens in Aviva ‘A’ League semi-final

The Wanderers’ Aviva ‘A’ League semi-final opponents have been confirmed as Saracens, who will visit Franklin’s Gardens next Monday, April 25th. Saracens’ loss at Bristol United last night saw them finish their Southern Conference campaign in second place behind Exeter Braves. This means that Exeter will host Newcastle, with the Wanderers hosting Saracens, in the semi-finals

Voting now open for 2016 End of Season Awards

Supporters can now cast their votes for the Saints’ 2016 End of Season Awards. There are a number of categories in which supporters can reward those players whose performances who have stood out during the past few months. Every player in the squad is eligible for the Travis Perkins Supporters’ Player of the Season.