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Phil Dowson spent six years at Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Dowson gets rapid Saints reunion in opening night clash at Sixways

Phil Dowson will be reunited with Saints at the first time of asking after his old club were handed a trip to Worcester Warriors on the Aviva Premiership’s opening night.

Jim Mallinder has added to his centre options (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints snap up former Bristol centre Eves

Saints have added to their centre options by capturing former Bristol player Luke Eves.

Salesi Ma'afu is leaving Saints after two seasons at the club

Salesi Ma’afu’s Saints farewell interview

Salesi Ma’afu’s Saints career may have taken a few months to get going, but there’s no doubt he packed a lot into to his time at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Phil Dowson (right) lifted the Aviva Premiership trophy with Saints last year

Phil Dowson’s Saints farewell interview: part two

Phil Dowson’s final Saints performance was like any other.

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Jim Mallinder (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Mallinder: Saints face ‘huge challenges’ in Champions Cup

Director of rugby Jim Mallinder says Saints will face ‘huge challenges’ in next season’s Champions Cup.

Cam Dolan only made one competitive start for Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Former Saints forward Dolan signs for Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues have confirmed the signing of former Saints No.8 Cam Dolan.

Racing won 32-8 at Franklin's Gardens back in January (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints face Racing reunion in Champions Cup

Saints will be reunited with Racing 92 in next season’s Champions Cup after being drawn alongside the Top 14 team in Pool 3.

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Northampton Saints v Saracens in the Aviva Premiership semi-final at Franklin's Gardens, Northampton.
Tom Wood

Wood wins Saints’ player of the month prize

Tom Wood has been named Saints’ player of the month for May.

Ben Foden suffered a knee injury at Ospreys in January (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Foden could be fit to face France in World Cup warm-up match

Ben Foden believes he can be fit in time for England’s first World Cup warm-up match on August 15.

Phil Dowson (left) celebrates the LV= Cup triumph at Sixways (pictures: Linda Dawson)

Phil Dowson’s Saints farewell interview: part one

Phil Dowson was on the team bus back to Newcastle when his mobile phone rang.

George North (picture: Sharon Lucey)

North: Saints don’t need to make major changes

George North insists Saints are not far away from more success after a silverware-free season.

Tony Hewitt (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints chairman Hewitt happy with ‘brilliant season’

Saints chairman Tony Hewitt believes the club can be very proud of what he labels ‘a brilliant season’.

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The Sturtridge Pavilion is being demolished (picture: Dave Ikin)

Saints will be on the road for pre-season

Tony Hewitt has confirmed Saints will play all of their pre-season games away from home due to the Franklin’s Gardens redevelopment.

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Saints prop Gareth Denman

Denman ready for prop battle with England team-mate Brookes

There was glimpse of things to come for Saints fans at Twickenham last Sunday.

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Saints skipper Dylan Hartley

Dowson says World Cup omission is ‘harsh’ on Hartley

Phil Dowson has made a habit of providing back-up for Dylan Hartley - and he has done it one more time before leaving Saints to join Worcester.

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Saints chairman Tony Hewitt

Chairman Hewitt says Saints still have cash to spend

Chairman Tony Hewitt says Saints still have room in their budget to make ‘one more good signing’ to replace Samu Manoa.

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