Northampton Saints

Saints must improve 'in every aspect' after Worcester defeat, says Mallinder

Jim Mallinder says Saints need to improve 'in every aspect' of the game after their sobering 30-15 defeat at Sixways on Saturday afternoon.

Ben Foden scored for Saints at Sixways (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Saints humbled at Sixways as Worcester celebrate first league win

Saints suffered a chastening defeat at Sixways as they had the ignominy of being the first team to be beaten by Worcester in the league this season.

Saints ended a five-match losing streak by beating the Dragons last Saturday (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Worcester Warriors v Northampton Saints: Tom Vickers' match preview

Fixture: Worcester Warriors v Northampton Saints

Rob Horne will start for Saints at Worcester (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Horne returns as Saints head to Sixways

Rob Horne will make his return from injury in Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with Worcester Warriors at Sixways on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 1pm).

Ken Pisi scored against the Dragons last Saturday (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Pisi bidding to rise up the Saints pecking order

Now in his sixth season at Saints, Ken Pisi is facing a fight to force his way back into the first-team picture.

Phil Dowson knows all about the challenge Saints will face at Sixways (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Dowson gives Saints a Worcester warning

No one in the Saints squad knows as much about the Sixways spirit as Phil Dowson.

Dorian West knows the next three league games are crucial for Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints set for three 'massive' matches

Forwards coach Dorian West knows Saints face a ‘massive’ few weeks in the Aviva Premiership.

Courtney Lawes starts for England against Australia (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints duo start for England against Australia

Dylan Hartley will again captain England when they face Australia on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

Mike Haywood is ready to make his mark again (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints ace Haywood primed for key Premiership games

Saints may be heading to Sixways shorn of some international stars, but at least they can call on their current top try scorer to step up in place of their skipper.

Piers Francis has been released by England (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Francis sent back to Saints ahead of Worcester clash

Piers Francis is set to be available for Saints’ game at Worcester Warriors on Saturday after being released by England.

Cobus Reinach and Stephen Myler formed a half-back partnership for Saints last Saturday (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints set for 'interesting' selection debate

Saints assistant coach Phil Dowson has highlighted the players he feels impressed during the recent Anglo-Welsh Cup matches.

Dylan Hartley captained England to victory last Saturday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Hartley sets sights on England's clash with Australia

Dylan Hartley is setting his sights on Australia after helping England to start their Old Mutual Wealth Series with a win.

Tom Wood will be at Franklin's Gardens for Tuesday night's book signing event (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints stars to turn out for special book signing event at Franklin's Gardens

Tom Wood, Alex Waller and Stephen Myler will join Chron rugby writer Tom Vickers at Franklin's Gardens for a special book signing event on Tuesday evening.
Saints celebrated a welcome win on Saturday evening (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Northampton Saints 41 Dragons 7: Tom Vickers' review and player ratings

Saints certainly won't be getting carried away after downing the Dragons on Saturday evening.

Cobus Reinach (second from left) impressed for Saints against the Dragons (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints' belief boosted ahead of 'massive week'

Cobus Reinach says Saints can now go into a 'massive week' on the right foot after seeing off the Dragons on Saturday evening.

Cobus Reinach was congratulated by Stephen Myler and Tom Wood after scoring Saints' bonus-point try (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Dowson delighted to see Saints get back on track

Phil Dowson was happy Saints managed to 'get back on the horse' during their comfortable win against the Dragons.

Juan Pablo Estelles opened the scoring for Saints (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Saints score six as they slay Dragons

Saints kick-started their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaign as they ran in six tries in a 41-7 victory against the Dragons at Franklin's Gardens.
Courtney Lawes was crowned Northamptonshire sports personality of the year (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Lawes scoops local sports personality of the year prize

Saints star Courtney Lawes was crowned sports personality of the year at the Northamptonshire sports awards on Thursday evening.

Rory Hutchinson scored Saints' bonus-point try against Exeter last Saturday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northampton Saints v Dragons: Tom Vickers' match preview

Fixture: Northampton Saints v Dragons

Harry Mallinder starts at full-back for Saints (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints make four changes for Dragons clash

Harry Mallinder comes in at full-back for Saints' Anglo-Welsh Cup clash with the Dragons at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday evening (kick-off 5.15pm).

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