The Chronicle & Echo has teamed up with Premiership Rugby’s official breakdown and recovery supplier, Green Flag, to offer fans the chance to win a pair of tickets to Group C of the Aviva Premiership Rugby Sevens series at Franklin’s Gardens on August 1.
Saints face an east midlands showdown with rivals Leicester Tigers in the pool stages of this season’s LV= Cup.
Some players spend years at a club and barely have one special individual moment to tuck into their suitcase when they depart.
Alan Dickens in revelling in the ‘healthy’ atmosphere among the Saints coaching staff.
Tony Hewitt has stressed there is still plenty more hard work to do at Saints, despite last season’s double glory.
Assistant coach Alan Dickens says Saints learned a huge amount from last season’s ‘exhausting’ endeavours and believes that education will stand them in good stead for the defence of their title.
GJ van Velze says the desire of stalwarts such as Lee Dickson and Stephen Myler drove Saints to glory last season.
Alan Dickens is confident Saints’ impressive crop of youngsters will step up another level to drive the club on to further glory this season.
GJ van Velze admits Nick Johnston hasn’t changed after being reunited with the notoriously tough fitness guru at Worcester.
Alan Dickens admits Saints’ preparations for the new season are being made easier by the lack of player turnover in the squad.
Alex Corbisiero believes there will be ‘four or five’ challengers for Saints’ Aviva Premiership crown in the forthcoming season.
Alex Corbisiero is adamant there will be no complacency at Saints following last season’s double delight.
Jim Mallinder knows Saints will be up against it when they begin their Aviva Premiership title defence against Gloucester.
Chairman Tony Hewitt believes Saints’ decision to switch a game to Milton Keynes is vital to the club’s bid to bring more fans to Franklin’s Gardens in years to come.
Saints have agreed to move the forthcoming season’s home Aviva Premiership game against Saracens to Milton Keynes following a request from England Rugby.
Champions Saints will face a final-day showdown at local rivals Leicester Tigers in the forthcoming season’s Aviva Premiership.
Chairman Tony Hewitt admits he couldn’t have had a better first season at the Saints helm.