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Man of the match George Pisi and prop Ethan Waller reflect on the LV= Cup semi-final win over Saracens
Jim Mallinder discusses the win over Saracens which took the Saints into their third LV= Cup final in five years
It’s been a pretty good few weeks for Tom Stephenson and after the centre’s try scoring performance against Newcastle, he has been confirmed as the Gatorade Game Changer for February! The 19-year-old reacts to the acknowledgement and also what it’s like being in the first team mix at Franklin’s Gardens.
Ahead of the Saints’ win over Gloucester last weekend, Under-7s sides were slogging it out on the back pitches in the Saints match day tournament. Find out more about what junior sides can enjoy at the Gardens in this ‘behind the scenes’ feature!
Saints may have edged out Saracens on their last three meetings, but forwards coach Dorian West and Christian Day are expecting to have to raise their game again if they are to advance to the LV= Cup final at Sandy Park. Make home advantage count and pack Franklin’s Gardens!
You’ve seen highlights of the Saints Under-18s capturing the Academies League title with victory over Exeter at Allianz Park – here’s the video that helped to inspire them that evening!
200-appearance man Phil Dowson and try scoring centre Tom Stephenson reflect on the Saints’ bonus point win over Gloucester
Director of rugby Jim Mallinder reflects on the Saints’ bonus point win over Gloucester which took them back to the top of the Aviva Premiership table
Women’s rugby continues to grow around England and recently, Olney Girls were at Franklin’s Gardens learning to play the Saints way. Olney coach Mike Bevington and Saints EPDG manager Ross Stewart are encouraged by the keenness of ladies and girls to learn the game and also offered advice to women looking to become involved in rugby.
Director of rugby Jim Mallinder pays tribute to the squad effort that has seen Saints win their last 11 games, but also warned that Gloucester can be ‘outstanding’ on their day. Samu Manoa meanwhile says that he ‘thought he was trippin” when he first heard the Saints faithful sing his name and also talks about his remarkable try scoring record this season. Tickets for Saints against Gloucester are still available but down to the very last few at
Jim Mallinder and James Wilson reflect on the Saints’ Aviva Premiership win at Kingston Park that kept the team top of the league table
Try scorer Howard Packman reflects on England Under-20s’ comprehensive Six Nations win over Ireland at Franklin’s Gardens
Ahead of the Aviva Premiership trip to Newcastle, Calum Clark talks forwards play and Kahn Fotuali’i talks backs play (funnily enough!) The Samoan scrum-half is also full of praise for the pack he is playing behind, while flanker Clark says the Saints must respect the challenge posed by Newcastle.
Tom Stephenson and Alex Waller reflect on the Saints’ Aviva Premiership win over Worcester and their recent experiences representing various England teams
The Saints duo say that the team will not be underestimating Worcester at the Gardens this Saturday, particularly in light of their impressive performance against Leicester last week. The Saturday, 3pm kick off is not live on TV anywhere, meaning the only way to see the action live is at Franklin’s Gardens!
It wasn’t pretty, but like the first team at Exeter, the Saints Under-18s found a will and a way to win against Gloucester, sealing the Northern Conference title and a place in the Premiership Rugby Academies League final at Allianz Park on Monday. Academy coach Mark Hopley was full of praise for both the team performance and individuals.