“It’s almost like the last man standing wins this league.”
Scrum-half Alex Day has left Saints to join Championship side Cornish Pirates.
After two miserable defeats in as many weeks, Saints need their leaders to stand up and be counted.
Boss Jim Mallinder believes Saints’ latest new signing Paul Hill is ‘a tremendous prospect’.
Jim Mallinder has confirmed Courtney Lawes will be fit in time to face Saracens at stadium:mk next Saturday.
Luther Burrell admits Saints’ run-in couldn’t be much tougher.
Saints have further strengthened their squad for next season with the signing of Western Province centre Pat Howard.
Jim Mallinder is hopeful that the misery Saints have felt during the past two weeks will inspire them in their pursuit of Aviva Premiership glory.
So as it transpired Sandy Park is not the place to go when you are seeking solace.
Jim Mallinder refused to blame a European hangover for Saints’ defeat at Sandy Park.
Saints suffered their second crushing defeat in as many weeks as Exeter piled on the agony with a 21-10 win at Sandy Park.
If Saints fans are desperate for a dose of optimism after last Saturday’s collapse at Clermont, they can extract some solace from history as they head for Sandy Park.
Dorian West says he is ‘really pleased’ with the way Saints have dealt with their Champions Cup drubbing at Clermont Auvergne.
Nathan Hughes has seen the red card he received for the incident that left George North unconscious dismissed on appeal.
Fixture: Exeter Chiefs v Northampton Saints (Aviva Premiership - round 19)
Courtney Lawes and Salesi Ma’afu both miss Saints’ Aviva Premiership trip to Exeter Chiefs on Sunday.
Ken Pisi believes a single-minded approach will enhance Saints’ chances of retaining their Aviva Premiership crown.
Dorian West says Saints will leave it late to decide whether to select Alex Corbisiero and Courtney Lawes for Sunday’s game at Exeter Chiefs.
Saints fly-half Will Hooley will join Exeter in the summer after agreeing a two-year deal at Sandy Park.
Exeter Chiefs prop Tomas Francis believes Saints will be ‘looking for a fight’ at Sandy Park on Sunday.
Jim Mallinder has issued a rallying call to his Saints players ahead of Sunday’s trip to Sandy Park.
George Pisi admits his 100th appearance in Saints colours was a ‘very humbling experience’.
Saints headed to Stade Marcel Michelin hoping to produce one of their greatest performances of recent times - but what they delivered was one of their worst.
Jim Mallinder has revealed Courtney Lawes was withdrawn at half-time at Clermont Auvergne because of a shoulder injury.
Dylan Hartley admits Saints were ‘steamrollered’ by Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel Michelin on Saturday evening.
Jim Mallinder admitted it was one of his worst nights in charge of Saints as Clermont crushed his men 37-5 at Stade Marcel Michelin.
Clermont Auvergne dished out a savage 37-5 beating as shell-shocked Saints bowed out of the Champions Cup in ear-splitting noise at Stade Marcel Michelin.
Dylan Hartley has stressed that Saints will not be intimidated by Clermont Auvergne.
Jim Mallinder has backed Jamie Elliott to ensure Saints don’t miss George North in their Champions Cup quarter-final at Clermont on Saturday.
Fixture: Clermont Auvergne v Northampton Saints (Champions Cup quarter-final)
Jamie Elliott will step into void left by George North as Saints seek to secure a Champions Cup quarter-final win Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.
Clermont Auvergne are one of the most formidable sides in this season’s Champions Cup.
George North is to be rested from playing rugby for a month.
Jim Mallinder has issued a response to Ian McGeechan’s comments about Saints’ conduct towards referee Craig Maxwell-Keys in last Friday’s win against Wasps.
Jim Mallinder says Luther Burrell, Christian Day and George Pisi will be fit to face Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.
Saints boss Jim Mallinder has confirmed that George North will play no part in Saints’ Champions Cup quarter-final at Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.
Tom Wood believes Clermont Auvergne have been targeting Saturday’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Saints for weeks.
Wasps No.8 Nathan Hughes will serve a three-week ban for the incident that left Saints wing George North unconscious during last Friday’s Aviva Premiership clash at Franklin’s Gardens.
Saints head to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday with the odds stacked against them.
Saints will play their Champions Cup semi-final at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena should they see off Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder has backed his squad to stand up to the strain after suffering a triple blow in Friday’s win against Wasps.
Stephen Myler feels Saints were defensively ‘dumb’ against Wasps and has warned them they can’t afford to make the same mistakes at Clermont this weekend.
World Rugby’s concussion advisor has warned Saints star George North against playing again this season.
Sir Ian McGeechan says Saints duo Dylan Hartley and Lee Dickson ‘intimidated’ referee Craig Maxwell-Keys during Friday night’s win against Wasps.
When the question was asked of Jim Mallinder last week, there was an understandable hint of caution in his answer.
Saints star George North says he is ‘feeling ok’ after the incident that saw him knocked out in Friday’s win against Wasps.
Jim Mallinder says the decision to red card Wasps No.8 Nathan Hughes for the knock-out blow on George North was the right one.
George North scored twice before leaving the field on a stretcher as Saints secured a 52-30 win against Wasps on a frenetic night at Franklin’s Gardens.
Jim Mallinder has warned Saints that their lead at the top of the Aviva Premiership table is not untouchable.
Fixture: Northampton Saints v Wasps (Aviva Premiership round 18)