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Northampton Saints left the Stade Pierre-Antoine battered and bruised after receiving a heavy 41-7 thrashing from Castres during the 2016-17 European Rugby Champions Cup pool stage clash on Saturday.
• Castres 41-7 Northampton• Dylan Hartley returns from injury as Saints concede six triesThey hoped they had reached their nadir but it seems Northampton have further to fall …
REPORT: Castres Olympique cruise to a 41-7 victory over Northampton Saints at Stade Pierre Antoine.
Castres made a statement of intent when they beat Northampton 41-7 in their Champions Cup clash at the Stade Pierre Antoine on Saturday. The post Castres thrash hapless Northampton appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
The Saints will be licking their wounds after a tough afternoon against a rampant Castres outfit in the European Rugby Champions Cup. The sky may have been as clear as a bell, but those watching at home would not have been able to feel the strong wind that was blowing from end-to-end at the Stade Pierre Antoine.
Friday night’s Aviva Premiership clash with Gloucester marks the official start of the Saints’ Movember campaign, and there will be loads going on at Franklin’s Gardens to help raise funds and awareness for men’s health issues. For one night only the Match Day Village will become the Mo Zone, with loads of fun, games, activities and awareness about this important campaign that encompasses male-spe
Dylan Hartley returns for Northampton
It may be too late to join the team and supporters in France, but there is still time to book your place on December’s trip to Dublin. The Saints will be taking on Leinster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, December 17th for what will be a crucial Champions Cup clash for both sides. The last trip to Dublin, back in December 2013, proved to be a memorable classic, with the Saints overcoming a home
• Kruis likely to miss autumn internationals after having ankle surgery• Dylan Hartley starts for Northampton against Castres after six weeks outEddie Jones has been …
England captain Dylan Hartley is all set to make a comeback from a back injury for his club Northampton Saints in Saturday’s European Champions Cup encounter against Castres Olympique.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder has made several changes to his side as they look to make it two Champions Cup wins from two at Castres. The post Preview: Castres v Northampton appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
The Saints team has been announced for the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2 trip to Castres. In all there are five changes to the team which began last week’s win over Montpellier, with Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes and Teimana Harrison joining the pack and Rory Hutchinson and James Wilson coming into the back line.
Making his first start of the season last weekend, after coming back from injury, James Wilson is excited to get on the road with Saints again and head to Castres for the second round of the pool stages of the European Champion Cup against Castres Olympique. Wilson was overwhelmed by the support he received last Saturday as he took to the pitch at the Gardens for the first time in this year’s camp
With the second round of the European Champions Cup now hours away, Alan Dickens says that despite Saints having played Castres numerous times in past the club cannot be relaxed in it’s approach to the French side and that Saints must be on their game to get the win tomorrow. “We kind of joke about the fact that we make this trip in Europe every year,” Dickens commented on this week’s Saints Show.
With Saints heading to Castre Olympique for the second pool game of the European Champions Cup on Saturday, here’s everything you need to know about Castres as a travelling fan. Castres’ tourism office have provided Saints supporters with the chance to go on a guided tour of the French town at 11am on the day of the game as well as extra information such as taxi company numbers, maps of attraction
Since joining Saints, scrum-half Nic Groom has been a prominent face in the club’s success so far this season, scoring two tries after making his debut off the bench in the first game of the season against Bath. The South African says he is enjoying his experience of Aviva Premiership rugby so far and that he is settling into life in Northampton well. “The experience at Franklin’s Gardens has be
A rare opportunity to enjoy a Saints match day in the luxurious surroundings of an Executive Box has become available for upcoming home games with Gloucester and Newcastle. While the private suites are sold out for the 2016/17 season at Franklin’s Gardens, Box 5 in the newly renovated Tetley’s Stand can be booked for the Saints’ fixtures on November 12th and 25th, with up to 12 guests enjoying unr
Ethan Waller and Tom Kessell say that getting involved in the coaching of local side Northampton Casuals RFC has made them re-evaluate the game they play and appreciate the position they are in as professionals more. After being asked to coach a forwards session, Saints prop Waller got involved with a local side Northampton Casuals RFC. On his arrival in Northampton from Cornwall, scrum-half Kesse
Crabbie’s and Northampton Saints has today announced an Elite Partnership that will see the drinks brand and Aviva Premiership club work closely together across a variety of projects over the next five years. Crabbie’s will become the official ginger beer of Northampton Saints and as well as a substantial presence at Franklin’s Gardens on home match days will use a range of promotional opportuniti
George North’s participation for Wales in the November Test against Australia has become doubtful after Northampton Saints mulling against the release of the wing.
NEWS: England captain Dylan Hartley is aiming to make his first appearance in six weeks when Northampton travel to Castres in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.
North’s availability for Wales vs. Wallabies uncertain
England captain Hartley to return?
England captain Dylan Hartley might make his first appearance in six weeks for his club Northampton Saints in the upcoming European Champions Cup game against Castres Olympique at Stade Pierre Antoine on Saturday.
If you have begun wedding planning then look no further than a special event being held at Franklin’s Gardens this Sunday! The Silverlinings Wedding Show will feature exhibitors from across the region who specialise in helping you make your special day even more memorable, from photographers and dress makers to cake makers and caterers. The afternoon will also include a catwalk show to help give y