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Nadolo ‘absolutely on fire’, admits Saints boss Mallinder

Jim Mallinder admitted Montpellier wing Nemani Nadolo was ‘absolutely on fire’ in Saints’ 26-17 defeat at the Altrad Stadium on Friday night.

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Jim Mallinder saw his side stand up to Montpellier (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Montpellier 26 Saints 17: Tom Vickers’ review and player ratings

Saints may not have won in Montpellier last night, but they did something they failed to do in their first two Champions Cup away games: they competed.

Lee Dickson (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Dickson so proud of Saints’ showing in Montpellier defeat

Lee Dickson says he is ‘unbelievably proud’ of Saints performance at Montpellier on Friday night.

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George North had a try disallowed for Saints (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints beaten by Nadolo-inspired Montpellier

Saints were eventually overpowered by Montpellier as their Champions Cup campaign ended with a 26-17 defeat at the Altrad Stadium on Friday night.

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Campese Ma'afu is close to making his return (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Campese closing in on Saints comeback

Campese Ma’afu is closing in on a return to action at Saints.

BACK IN CHARGE - Lee Dickson captains Saints at Montpellier on Friday night

Tom Vickers’ Montpellier v Northampton Saints preview

Fixture: Montpellier v Northampton Saints (Champions Cup Pool 4 - game six)

FIRST START - Nafi Tuitavake

Tuitavake makes first start as Saints make nine changes for Montpellier trip

Nafi Tuitavake will start for Saints for the first time as a much-changed side faces Montpellier on Friday night. (7.45pm GMT).

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Saints forwards coach Dorian West (picture: Sharon Lucey)

West insists future is bright at Saints despite double departure

Dorian West insists the future is bright in the Saints back row despite Calum Clark’s departure.

George North (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints star George North keen to focus on the future

George North wasn’t too keen to talk about his much-publicised head injury after last Saturday’s win against Castres.

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Teimana Harrison (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Harrison wants Saints to build for big Premiership push

Teimana Harrison has told Saints: “We’re still not out of the hole yet.”

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Tom Wood has led from the front for Saints this season (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Super skipper Wood has shouldered weight of Saints’ expectations

Tom Wood has shouldered the weight of Saints’ expectations this season.

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Saracens so happy that Saints flanker Clark will soon be on their side

Saracens coach Alex Sanderson says the signing of Saints flanker Calum Clark is ‘fantastic business’ for his club.

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Ethan Waller will join Worcester this summer (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Waller sends message to Saints fans after signing for Worcester

Ethan Waller has sent out a heartfelt message to Saints fans on social media after signing for Worcester Warriors.

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Calum Clark (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Clark relishing fresh start as he signs for Saracens

Calum Clark says he is looking forward to a fresh start after agreeing to join Saracens from Saints.

Calum Clark will join Saracens this summer (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saracens confirm signing of Saints flanker Clark

Saracens have confirmed the signing of Calum Clark from Saints on a three-year deal.

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Ethan Waller has signed for Worcester (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints prop Waller signs for Worcester

Saints prop Ethan Waller will leave the club for Worcester Warriors this summer.

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Jim Mallinder is looking forward to Saints' trip to France (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Mallinder expects Saints to relish Montpellier clash

Jim Mallinder believes Friday’s clash with Montpellier is another big chance for Saints to show what they are made of.

Tom Wood is trying to play like an international at Saints (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Skipper Wood salutes Saints’ resilience

Saints skipper Tom Wood has hailed his side’s recent resolve.

Teimana Harrison helped Saints to beat Castres at Franklin's Gardens (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Saints starting to make Gardens a stronghold again

Teimana Harrison believes Saints are slowly starting to make teams fear playing at Franklin’s Gardens again.

Teimana Harrison scored twice for Saints (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Northampton Saints 28 Castres 21: Tom Vickers’ review and player ratings

If Saturday’s game against Castres didn’t really matter, no one told the Saints players.

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