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Harrison to earn first England cap against Wales

Teimana Harrison is to win his first international cap after being named in England’s side to take on Wales at Twickenham on Sunday . The Northampton Saints flanker is one of four uncapped players in the squad for Sunday’s game with Wasps-bound hooker Tommy Taylor and centre Ollie Devoto – who will join Exeter next […]

England debut for Harrison

Northampton Saints flanker Teimana Harrison is to win his first international cap after being named in England’s side to take on Wales. The post England debut for Harrison appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Lima Sopoaga’s sensational reverse kick that almost led to a try

WHAT #HURvHIG pic.twitter.com/WuKDxSxuUV — Kimberlee Downs (@KimberleeDowns) May 27, 2016 The Hurricanes hosted the Hurricanes today in round 14 of Super Rugby, and shortly before halftime we got treated to this special bit of play by Highlanders number ten Lima Sopoaga, who channelled his inner Carlos Spencer in a move that very nearly led to a try. Unlike when Spencer did it for Northampton Saints many years back, this looked like a set move, and one that another former All Black flyhalf, Tony Brown, came up with. In the quick halftime chat Sopoaga said it was a “Tony Brown special”

Saints Superstore to close for annual stock take

The Saints Superstore will be closed on Wednesday, June 1st and Thursday, June 2nd as the shop undergoes an annual stock take. The online shop will also be closed for a short period from 2pm on Tuesday, May 31st to 6pm on Friday, June 3rd. Next week is also your last chance to make the most of the Burrda sale, which will come to an end on Tuesday, May 31st.

Saints shop to shut for refurbishment

The Saints Superstore will be shut on Wednesday, June 1st andThursday, June 2nd as the shop undergoes refurbishment. The online shop will be also closed for a short period from 2pm on Tuesday, May 31st to 6pm on Friday, June 3rd whilst the refurbishment is taking place.

Burrell ready to be centre of attention for England

Saints centre Luther Burrell says that he is relishing being back with England under new head coach Eddie Jones. The last time Burrell played for England was when his side were beaten 25-20 by France in their Rugby World Cup warm-up fixture in Paris, and Burrell is delighted to be back involved with a rejuvenated England. “I am really excited about being part of this group again,” said Burrell, sp

Cipriani in England Saxons squad for South Africa

England Saxons have included former England back Danny Cipriani in their 27-man squad to tour South Africa and play two matches against a South Africa A side. The squad will two tests against South Africa A, will be coached by Exeter Chiefs assistant coach Ali Hepher, assisted by Alan Dickens (Northampton Saints) and Andy Titterrell […] The post Cipriani in England Saxons squad for South Africa appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Four Saints off to South Africa on Saxons tour

Saints Luther Burrell, Kieran Brookes, James Craig and defence coach Alan Dickens are all heading to South Africa for the England Saxons summer tour next month. The Saxons play two matches against South Africa’s second team, with the first being held in Bloemfontain (10th June) and the second in George (17th June). Burrell and Brookes contribute 29 Test caps for England to the Saxons set up with 6

Four Saints in England tour squad

Four Saints in England tour squad Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes, Paul Hill and the uncapped Teimana Harrison have been selected in head coach Eddie Jones’ England squad for their forthcoming tour of Australia. All four players are also in the 26-man squad to face Wales at Twickenham on Saturday, with Luther Burrell also included in that squad. England’s first Test against Australia takes place in

England Saxons squad named for South Africa tour

The squad for England Saxons’ tour to South Africa in June has been announced together with its coaching staff. The 27-man squad to play two tests against South Africa A, will be coached by Exeter Chiefs assistant coach Ali Hepher, assisted by Alan Dickens (Northampton Saints) and Andy Titterrell (Wasps).

Don Armand in England Saxons squad for SA

England Saxons have included former Stormers loose-forward Don Armand in their 27-man squad to tour South Africa and play two matches against a South Africa A side. The squad will two tests against South Africa A, will be coached by Exeter Chiefs assistant coach Ali Hepher, assisted by Alan Dickens (Northampton Saints) and Andy Titterrell […] The post Don Armand in England Saxons squad for SA appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Jones names England squad for Australia tour

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 32 man squad for their upcoming three test tour of Australia and included Northampton Saint Teimana Harrison as one of four uncapped players. Jones has also named a squad fore the upcoming Old Mutual Wealth Cup game against Wales at Twickenham. The 32-man squad to tour Australia, […] The post Jones names England squad for Australia tour appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

England Name Squad For Tour Of Australia With Four Uncapped Players Included

England Head Coach Eddie Jones has named four uncapped players in his squad for the three-Test tour to Australia, including Worcester Warriors centre Ben Te’o. Northampton Saints’ back-row forward Teimana Harrison is included in the 32-man squad, as well as 21-year-old Leicester Tigers tight-head prop Ellis Genge. Exeter Chiefs centre Henry Slade is also named […]The post England Name Squad For Tour Of Australia With Four Uncapped Players Included appeared first on In The Loose.

Four uncapped players to tour Australia with England

Eddie Jones has named four uncapped players in his England squad ahead of their three-Test series against Australia next month. Worcester Warriors’ new centre Ben Te’o and Northampton Saints’ back-row forward Teimana Harrison are included in the 32-man squad as well as 21-year-old Leicester Tigers loosehead Ellis Genge and Harlequins tighthead Kyle Sinckler.

Four uncapped players in England squad for Australia

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 32 man squad for their upcoming three test tour of Australia and included Northampton Saint Teimana Harrison as one of four uncapped players. Jones has also named a squad fore the upcoming Old Mutual Wealth Cup game against Wales at Twickenham. The 32-man squad to tour Australia, […] The post Four uncapped players in England squad for Australia appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

One-day skills camps added to summer courses

A trio of one-day skills camps have been added to the Saints’ programme of Elite Insurance Rugby Academies. Whether you are in Bedfordshire, north Northamptonshire and Peterborough, or south Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes, you will be close to one of the venues – Ampthill (August 16th), Stewarts and Lloyds in Corb (August 17th) and Brackley (August 18th). These one-day camps will focus on basi

Two Saints on Aviva Premiership Rugby Dream Team

Saints forwards Mikey Haywood and Teimana Harrison have been named in the BT Sport Aviva Premiership Rugby Dream Team following a string of impressive performances this season. The Dream Team was announced last night at the Aviva Premiership Rugby awards at the London Hilton, an evening that recognised outstanding contributions to the Aviva Premiership throughout the season. Saracens forward Maro

Two Saints in Aviva Premiership Rugby Dream Team

Saints forwards Mikey Haywood and Teimana Harrison have been named in the BT Sport Aviva Premiership Rugby Dream Team following a string of impressive performances this season. The Dream Team was announced last night at the Aviva Premiership Rugby awards at the London Hilton, an evening that recognised outstanding contributions to the Aviva Premiership throughout the season. Saracens forward Maro

Touch developed World Cup winner’s skills

The Trilogy Saints Touch League is just around the corner and New Zealand World Cup winner Nehe Milner-Skudder says that touch helped to developed the skills that have turned him into one of the world’s most clinical finishers. Speaking to England Touch, Milner-Skudder, who scored the opening try in last year’s Rugby World Cup final, described how playing touch as a youngster allowed him to develo

Milton Keynes win the Paget Cup

Milton Keynes have won the Paget Cup having finished top of the merit table with an 85% success rate this season. Towcestrians finished a close second with a win percentage of 83% with Mens Own (72%) and Buckingham (68%) in third and fourth respectively.

Saints host final DPP festival of the season

Franklin’s Gardens played host to the final DPP festival of the season on the Sunday, as each of the East Midlands centres came to the home of Northampton Saints. Northants Alliance, East Northants, Hunts & Peterborough and Bedfordshire came together for the last time this season, giving the players one more opportunity to play with and against each other before the season comes to an end.   The p

Hartley: Highly-motivated England can win Australia series

Dylan Hartley is confident that England can come away with a Test series win against Australia when the two sides meet Down Under this summer. Australia are hosting a three-match Test series against England, who won the Grand Slam earlier this year, and Hartley is confident that England can come away from the tour with victory. ““There would be no point me going if I didn’t think we could go to Au

Elite Insurance Rugby Academies filling quickly

The summer looks set to be a busy few weeks for the Saints’ community team as the club’s Elite Insurance Rugby Academies are filling quickly. There may still be nearly three months to go until the school’s break up for summer, but already there are limited places remaining at the five-day residential camp at Stowe School.

New boy Beesley “over the moon” with rapid rise

Saints new front row signing Matt Beesley has described his delight at being offered his first professional contract that will see him play for the Saints from next season. Born in Cheshire, Beesley spent much of last season playing in National League One for Wharfedale RUFC before being invited to a trial at Saints as the season drew to a close. “I was at training a few weeks later,” said Beesley

Luke Narraway upbeat despite London Irish relegation

Luke Narraway is convinced relegated London Irish can follow the examples of Harlequins and Northampton by bouncing back to the top-flight stronger – if they can hold on to top academy talent like Johnny Williams and Theo Brophy Clews. A seven-year period of decline culminated in Irish’s fall into the Championship following defeat to Quins […]

Record Season Ticket renewals for Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints’ supporters are showing their commitment to the team in droves, with record numbers having already renewed their Season Tickets for 2016/17. With three weeks to go until the Early Bird deadline of May 31st some six thousand Season Tickets had been ordered, representing nearly £2 million of revenue.

Trilogy Touch can improve your skills

The Saints Trilogy Touch League is just around the corner and if you are looking to continue playing rugby over the summer, it could be a great way to develop your skills. Touch rugby has played a major role in developing some of the world’s best Rugby Sevens players, and these players will soon have the opportunity to showcase their deft handling and savvy footwork on the biggest stage of all: th

“Lucky” Foden wins Try of the Season

Saints full back Ben Foden says that he was “lucky” to score the try that won the Trevor Dighton Try of the Season award at Monday night’s End of Season Awards. Foden’s try against Harlequins was the match-winning score in the last minute of play, and although he was pleased to win the award, he believes that the try was very much a team effort: ”It’s always nice to pick up awards.

Find out about the Developing Player Programme this Sunday

Age group club and school coaches from the East Midlands and Eastern Counties are invited to head to Franklin’s Gardens this Sunday for a special day to introduce them to the Saints’ Developing Player Programme. The Developing Player Programme is an important part of the club’s talent identification pathway and is helping bring through the next generation of potential Saints, with Academy coaches

Mallinder: Saints looking forward to Champions Cup

Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder says that his Saints side are looking forward to playing Champions Cup rugby next season after securing their place in the competition with victory over Gloucester on Saturday. Speaking with SaintsTV after the match at Kingsholm, Mallinder said: “It was all about getting in the Champions Cup. “We put pressure on ourselves, everybody wanted it; we need to be i

Pisi shortlisted for Citizen Try of the Season

George Pisi’s try in Round 22 of the Aviva Premiership against Gloucester has been shortlisted for the Citizen Try of the Season award. The try gave Saints an early lead after 16 minutes following Greig Laidlaw’s penalty, as Saints went on to secure a 28-20 victory on Saturday to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season. In total, there were 616 tries scored in this season’s Aviva Premiership wi