Jim Mallinder says Saints used Dylan Hartley’s red card as motivation for their ‘tremendous’ east midlands derby win against Leicester at Franklin’s Gardens.
Saints overcame the dismissal of skipper Dylan Hartley to secure another magical east midlands derby win against Leicester Tigers at Franklin’s Gardens.
Alex King wants Saints to forget about May’s magical derby day victory against Leicester Tigers when the men from up the M1 come calling again this afternoon.
Chairman Tony Hewitt says the raft of key re-signings is ‘absolutely brilliant’ for Saints - and has revealed there will be more to come next week.
Saints will face a Sunday evening showdown in Wales after the fixtures for rounds five and six of this season’s Champions Cup were confirmed.
Fixture: Northampton Saints v Leicester Tigers (Aviva Premiership round 10)
Tom Stephenson will start an east midlands derby for the first time after his impressive form was rewarded by Saints boss Jim Mallinder.
Ben Foden believes Saints are ready to cement themselves as kings of the midlands.
Kahn Fotuali’i knows that derby games bring the best out of local rivals Leicester Tigers.
Dylan Hartley says his decision to sign a new deal at Saints was motivated by the immense potential of the current squad.
Saints have announced seven re-signings - with Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes and Calum Clark among those opting to stay at Franklin’s Gardens.
Dylan Hartley says repaying Saints’ loyalty was more important than taking the money on offer at Montpellier after agreeing to stay at Franklin’s Gardens.
Saints will announce several re-signings on Wednesday - with club captain Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes among those committing their future to the club.
Jim Mallinder says James Wilson is an ‘unbelievable’ asset for Saints.
The Wanderers scored six tries on their way to a convincing 41-7 Aviva ‘A’ League success against Sale Jets at Franklin’s Gardens on Monday night.
Dylan Hartley says Saturday’s clash with Leicester Tigers at Franklin’s Gardens is one every Saints player looks forward to.
There was plenty of talk about congestion on Northampton roads on a busy sporting Saturday, but at Franklin’s Gardens there was only fast-flowing, one-way traffic.
James Wilson relished the chance to run riot in Saints’ 11-try demolition of Treviso at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder revelled in Samu Manoa’s heroics after the American star scored a 13-minute hat-trick for Saints against Treviso on Saturday.
Samu Manoa and Ken Pisi scored hat-tricks as Saints made it a perfect 10 against Treviso by claiming another brutal bonus-point Champions Cup success.
Jim Mallinder hailed his ‘clinical’ Saints after they scored 11 tries in a 67-0 evisceration of Treviso at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.
Fixture: Northampton Saints v Treviso (Champions Cup - match four)
Saints boss Jim Mallinder has brought back his England stars and Wales juggernaut George North for Saturday’s return Champions Cup clash with Treviso.
Alex Corbisiero is on the verge of a return to action - but Saints’ derby date with Leicester Tigers could come too soon for the England prop.
Mike Haywood says the faith the Saints coaches have shown in him has given him a massive confidence boost.
Saints boss Jim Mallinder has confirmed that George North will be available for Saturday’s clash with Treviso at Franklin’s Gardens.
Alex Waller has called on Saints to put in an even more clinical performance when they face Treviso again on Saturday.
Dorian West is adamant Saints won’t be complacent when they tackle Treviso for the second time in eight days this Saturday.
Luther Burrell has hailed centre partner Tom Stephenson for seizing his chance in the Saints first team.
Alex Waller hailed the travelling Saints supporters for making the Stadio di Monigo a home away from home.
Jim Mallinder kept the faith - and was repaid in style at Stadio di Monigo.
Luther Burrell revelled in the happiest of birthdays as Saints put Treviso to the sword at Stadio di Monigo.
Saints completed their Italian job before needing to call on their star-studded bench as a bonus-point was claimed in a fine 38-15 Champions Cup win at Treviso.
Dorian West was delighted to see Saints’ selection decisions pay off as they claimed a 38-15 bonus-point win at Treviso.
Lee Dickson knows one more slip will be fatal for Saints’ Champions Cup hopes as they prepare for this afternoon’s game in Italy.
Fixture: Treviso v Northampton Saints (Champions Cup - match three)
Saints’ England trio Dylan Hartley, Tom Wood and Courtney Lawes all have to make do with places on the replacements’ bench for Saturday’s European Champions Cup pool match in Treviso - while George North has been left out of the matchday 23.
Lee Dickson admits he is ‘really disappointed’ to have been ignored by England this autumn.
Alan Dickens says the return of Saints’ international stars has lifted the intensity levels at Franklin’s Gardens.
George Pisi is back in training and could make his return in Saints’ Champions Cup game at Treviso on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder says he must be sensible with selection as he bids to find the right formula for Saints’ Champions Cup trip to Treviso on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder is hopeful that George North will be fit to face Treviso on Saturday.
Sunday’s trip to the Kassam Stadium could have been viewed as a no-win situation for Saints.
Phil Dowson praised ‘professional and ruthless’ Saints for Sunday’s seven-try thrashing of London Welsh.
Saints boss Jim Mallinder saluted his players for securing a ‘very satisfying’ seven-try win at winless London Welsh on Sunday.
Saints sidestepped a potential banana skin with a comprehensive 43-14 success against lowly London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium.
Ben Foden is relishing the reunion with former Saints team-mate Tom May at the Kassam Stadium.
Fixture: London Welsh v Northampton Saints (Aviva Premiership round nine)
Dorian West says Saints can’t afford to think about what other sides have done to London Welsh this season.
Sam Dickinson is in line to make his first appearance of the season after being named in the Saints squad to travel to London Welsh on Sunday.