Northampton boss Jim Mallinder has admitted that his team will have to play better against tougher opposition in the weeks to come.
Northampton 36-21 London Irish Saints take 29-0 lead before Irish launch counter-attackNorthampton ended their three-match losing run in the Premiership and need one more victory …
Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder admitted his players need to be better when they reach the Aviva Premiership play-offs after watching his side “switch off” and nearly throw away victory in their 36-21 win over London Irish.
Northampton pulled seven points clear of third-placed Bath in the Aviva Premiership table after securing an edgy 36-21 win over London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton moved seven points clear of third-placed Bath in the Aviva Premiership table with a 36-21 win over London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton Saints held off a remarkable comeback from London Irish to win their Aviva Premiership macth 36-21 at Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton pulled seven points clear of third-placed Bath in the Aviva Premiership table after securing an edgy 36-21 win over London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton 36 London Irish 21: Saints pull seven points clear of third-placed Bath in the Premiership table after securing an edgy win at Franklin’s Gardens
London Irish staged a second half comeback at Franklins Gardens this afternoon but were denied in the end as Northampton ran out 36 21 victors.
Northampton Saints survived a second-half fightback from London Irish to win 36-21 at Franklin’s Gardens, bagging a crucial bonus point.
Northampton Saints boosted their chances of a home Aviva Premiership semi-final thanks to a 36-21 win over London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens on Sunday
Ospreys centre Jonathan Spratt says the region will not be taking Sunday’s opponent NG Dragons lightly.
The bookies maybe banking on the Ospreys making it another clean-sweep of their Welsh derbies this season on Judgement Day II at the Millennium Stadium today, but if they do make it six out of six you won’t find them crowing about it.
Former Northampton Saints fullback Bruce Reihana will retire at the end of the season
Northampton v London Irish(Sunday, 2pm)  Strange as it may seem, Northampton have been off their game since Luther Burrell, Lee Dickson, Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes and Tom Wood ended their England stint and reappeared at Franklin’s Gardens. They cannot afford to stay off it for much longer. Victory over the Exiles is a minimum requirement if Jim Mallinder’s charges are to nail down a home Premiership semi-final.
Team news as Northampton host London Irish in Sunday’s Premiership fixture at Franklin’s Gardens (14:00 BST).
Northampton’s starting team shows three personnel changes after earning a dramatic late bonus point at Saracens last weekend.
Northampton Saints have made three changes to the side that earned a dramatic late bonus point at Saracens last weekend for this weekend’s Aviva Premiership match against London Irish on Sunday.
Former Northampton back Bruce Reihana will retire at the end of the season after not having his contract renewed by Bordeaux Bègles.
London Irish fly half Shane Geraghty will captain the Exiles against his former Club Northampton Saints when the teams meet in the Aviva Premiership at Franklins Gardens on Sunday (kick-off 2pm).