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Waller hopes Summer Fete will make a difference

Ethan Waller, who was behind the Saints’ Summer Fete at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday, says that he hopes the funds raised from the afternoon will make a real difference to the charities the fete supported. Thousands of pounds were raised on Saturday and Waller said it was great that the Saints could host such an event for charity. “It’s just fantastic that we can put on something like this, give

Ludlum: We want to win sevens silverware

Saints forward Lewis Ludlum says that his side are looking to win some silverware at the Singha Sevens this season, which come to the Gardens next Friday. Ludlum, who was part of the Saints team that took part in the Green King IPA Sevens at Bury St Edmunds back in May, said: “We did well at Bury, but we would have liked to make the Cup final. “We haven’t won the Singha Sevens but we are looking t

Seven facts about the Singha Sevens

The Singha Sevens returns to the Gardens next Friday, and with the tournament kicking off in Cardiff tonight, here are some facts about the tournament to get you ready for what’s set to be an exciting few weeks of sevens rugby. In the five Sevens Series’ since 2011, there have been a total of 915 tries scored, averaging at 183 tries per year With nine tries to his name, all scored in last year’s

Saints Elite Insurance rugby camps selling out fast

There’s less than a week to go until the Northampton Saints Elite Insurance rugby camps get underway and places are selling out quickly. Whilst both the three and four-day camps at Franklin’s Gardens and Ipswich YM RUFC have sold out, as well as the five-day residential camp at Stowe School, there are still a limited number of places available at various one-day and three-day camps across the regi

Picamoles eyes trophies at Saints

Northampton number eight Louis Picamoles is determined to win his new club some silverware as he prepares for his debut season at Saints. The post Picamoles eyes trophies at Saints appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Saints injury update

The Saints has issued the following update regarding players who sustained injuries either towards the end of the 2015/16 season or in the summer tours. Courtney Lawes (ankle), Tom Wood (neck), Ethan Waller (toe) and Tom Stephenson (foot) have all undergone surgery during the summer and are expected to be fit in time for the start of the Aviva Premiership campaign. George North (hamstring) should

It’s going to be an afternoon of fun at the Saints’ summer fete

Northampton Saints supporters are set for an afternoon of fun and games at the Franklin’s Gardens summer fete this Saturday. The club’s playing squad – spearheaded by Ethan Waller – has put together a wide range of activities that will keep all the family entertained. Supporters will be able to have a crack at the crossbar challenge, slip and slide with tackle bags, and test their aim at a rugby b

Sevens tickets nearing six thousand

A big crowd is expected for the Northampton leg of the Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens Series on Friday, July 29th, with ticket sales well ahead of where they were the last time Franklin’s Gardens hosted the event two years ago. The Northampton public is eagerly anticipating an entertaining evening of action, with ticket sales nearing six thousand even with two weeks to go before rugby returns to

Successful retail manager sought by Saints

Northampton Saints is seeking a new retail manager to join the club. It is an exciting time to be a part of the Saints, which is at the start of a brand new kit deal with Italian company, Macron, and is currently expanding the club’s Superstore at Franklin’s Gardens. Reporting to the commercial director, the retail manager will be responsible for growing this important part of the club’s revenue s

Celebrate your special occasion at a Saints home match

There is nothing better in Northampton than a Saints home match at Franklin’s Gardens, and the club has a wide range of ways in which you can celebrate your special occasion. Whether it is a birthday, engagement or anniversary, to celebrate getting a new job or retiring from your old one, or just want to make your day that little more memorable, then the brand new Club Heroes is just for you! Base

Engage Try Convert to Touch on July 29th

Engage Try Convert, part of the nationwide Spirit of Rugby project co-ordinated by England Rugby and funded by the Spirit of 2012, are working with Northampton Saints to run a Mixed Gender Touch Rugby Tournament with a multi-cultural twist! The tournament will take place at Franklin’s Gardens on Friday, July 29th, prior to the Northampton leg of the Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens Series and all p

Waldouck joins Falcons on trial

Former Wasps and Northampton Saints centre Dominic Waldouck has joined Newcastle on a month’s trial. The 28-year-old has been playing in the United States of America for Pro League side Ohio since April, and will shortly arrive in Newcastle with the chance to impress his way to a permanent deal. Falcons director of rugby Dean […]

Dominic Waldouck to join Falcons on month’s trial

The 28-year-old has more than a century of Aviva Premiership appearances under his belt, the majority of those coming during a successful six-year spell with Wasps. Subsequently playing for Northampton Saints and London Irish, Waldouck will join the Falcons after spending the summer playing for Ohio in America’s inaugural Pro Rugby competition. Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards said: “Dom is going to come on trial with us for a month to see how he goes

MOVE Like A Pro season two starting soon

MOVE Like A Pro is now taking registrations for its summer season. Following a successful initial 12 weeks in which participants lost a combined 80kg and 125cm around their waists, MOVE Like A Pro restarts on Monday, July 25th for its next round of sessions designed to get men aged between 35 and 55 more active and improve their health. Funded by the Movember Foundation and delivered by the Saints

Take the hassle out of your Friday night food and drink at the Singha Sevens

There is nothing better than knowing that your Friday night food and drink is already sorted when you are coming to a night at Franklin’s Gardens, and you can book yours now ahead of the Northampton leg of the Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens Series. For just £35 + VAT you can enjoy a barbeque buffet in the Sturtridge Suite on the first floor of the Barwell Stand, with access to a private cash bar

Find a rugby club near you for 2016/17

The 2016/17 season is just around the corner but it’s not too late to find a rugby club near you. There is a large number of rugby clubs across the East Midlands and the east of England, many of which have thriving teams from minis and juniors up to ladies and seniors. Whatever your age or ability, there is a club for you!

Dawson & Marshal speak sevens as fixtures revealed

Newcastle Falcons will begin their Singha Premiership Rugby 7s series against Sale Sharks, as the opening match in the Kingston Park round in what promises to be another enjoyable afternoon of sevens action. Ruardih Dawson and Dan Marshall were two players involved in last year’s tournament and both seized the chance to impress as they not only represented England in the Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa, but also made senior team debuts. In Dawson’s case, that came as a substitute away to Northampton Saints in round two of the Aviva Premiership and in front of over 20,000 fans at Stadium:MK, while for Marshall, a total of three appearances in the European Challenge Cup saw him play against Brive, Connacht and Enisei.

Saints to open and close Northampton Singha Sevens

The Saints will kick off and close the Northampton leg of the 2016 Premiership Rugby Singha Sevens Series on Friday, July 29th. The men in black, green and gold will begin their campaign against Harlequins at 7pm, with the final game of the evening coming against Gloucester at 9:15pm. These two matches will sandwich a clash with Saracens, with all of the other three teams also playing each other d

Shape Up With Saints to give your fitness a boost

Following the success of the recent Move Like A Pro initiative the Northampton Saints community team has launched Shape Up With Saints, a new group-based exercise programme. Based on the training pitches at Franklin’s Gardens, Shape Up With Saints is aimed at giving men and women who are moderately active the chance to improve their fitness levels in a supportive and experienced environment under

Saints open Aviva Premiership campaign with west country double

The Saints will be taking on a west country double to open their 2016/17 Aviva Premiership campaign. Bath visit Franklin’s Gardens on opening day, with the Saints then travelling to Ashton Gate to kick off new-promoted Bristol’s own home campaign seven days later. Kick off for the Bath game will be at 3:30pm to avoid a direct clash with Northampton Town’s home game against MK Dons on the same day,

Beesley: Being a Saint is a dream come true

New Saints signing Matt Beesley has said that being offered a professional contract at the club is a “dream come true”. Beesley joins the Saints having played National League 1 rugby for Wharfedale in North Yorkshire for the past two years and had a trial with the club towards the end of last season. “It’s a massive change from what I’m used to coming from a part time environment,” said Beesley, d

Start your summer in style with Saints stars

The Northampton Saints squad is inviting the club’s supporters to start their summer at a special event at Franklin’s Gardens! The first ever Saints Summer Fete will take over the Gardens on Saturday, July 23rd, and will be the perfect way to spend the first weekend of the school holidays!

Register your interest for European trips

The European Rugby Champions Cup draw has been made and the Saints is now taking registrations of interest for trips to the three away games in the 2016/17 pool stages. The Saints are heading to Dublin, Montpellier and Castres, destinations which have proven popular in the past. Dublin was the setting for the memorable scenes at the Aviva Stadium in December 2013, while this coming season will see

Cullen: It Sharpens The Mind Knowing Who We Have

After the Champions Cup draw in Switzerland earlier on today, Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has given his reaction to the draw which sees his side face Montpellier, Northampton Saints and Castres Olympique in Pool 4 with the first round kicking off in October.