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Ken Pisi

Settled squad a bonus for Saints winger Pisi

Ken Pisi says he has never been part of the kind of settled squad Saints now have.

ON HIS WAY - Gareth Denman looks to have a bright future at Saints (picture: Linda Dawson)

Saints prop Denman tipped for the top

Rotherham Titans head coach Lee Blackett believes Gareth Denman’s attitude will see him become a big player for Saints in years to come.

CAM DO ATTITUDE - Cam Dolan wants more Saints starts (picture: Dave Ikin)

Dolan desperate for more Saints starts

Cam Dolan is setting his sights on providing a real challenge for the Saints No.8 shirt after getting a taste of Franklin’s Gardens action for the first time.

Teimana Harrison scores Saints' first try against Rotherham (pictures: Dave Ikin)

It’s Christian’s Day as Saints hit back to topple Titans

It was a happy homecoming for Saints as the Aviva Premiership and Amlin Challenge Cup champions began their pre-season campaign with a stirring 33-28 win against Rotherham Titans.

Gareth Denman will face his former club as he starts at tighthead (picture: Linda Dawson)

Dolan handed chance to stake his claim against Rotherham

Cam Dolan will make his first appearance at Franklin’s Gardens in Saints’ clash with Rotherham Titans on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).

Alex King (left) wants Saints to remain unpredictable this season

Unpredictable Saints will keep rivals guessing

Alex King is cooking up a plan to ensure Saints remain unpredictable to their rivals at home and abroad.

Attack coach Alex King says Saints' pre-season games will ensure Saints hit top gear when the Aviva Premiership kicks off next month

Pre-season programme will ensure Saints hit ground running

Alex King believes Saints’ pre-season programme will provide the perfect mix of challenges as they bid to hit the ground running in the Aviva Premiership in September.

Jim Mallinder recognises the importance of a fast start in the European Rugby Champions Cup

Mallinder says Saints need flying start in Champions Cup

Jim Mallinder knows Saints must get off to a slick start when they travel to face Racing Metro in the first round of European Rugby Champions Cup games.

Saints beat Bath to win last season's Amlin Challenge Cup (picture: Linda Dawson)

Saints face Racing Metro in European Rugby Champions Cup opener

Saints will start their first campaign in the European Rugby Champions Cup with a mouthwatering meeting with Racing Metro in Paris on October 18.

Alex King has tipped Cam Dolan and Joel Hodgson to shine at Franklin's Gardens this season (picture: Linda Dawson)

King backs Dolan and Hodgson to shine for Saints

Attack coach Alex King has tipped Cam Dolan and Joel Hodgson to star for Saints this season.

Stephen Myler is one of nine Saints players selected to take part in England's training camp this week (picture: Linda Dawson)

Nine Northampton Saints players selected for England training camp

England head coach Stuart Lancaster has named nine Saints players in his 55-man squad for a four-day training camp in Loughborough this week.

Paul Diggin

Saints Academy coach Diggin ready to deliver more stars

Paul Diggin says watching Saints do the double last season was ‘mega’.

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Jamie Elliott was part of a Saints side that clinched an Aviva Premiership and Amlin Challenge Cup double last season (picture: Linda Dawson)

Diggin a huge fan of ‘amazing’ Elliott

Paul Diggin says Jamie Elliott is one of his favourite Saints players.

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TOUGH NIGHT - Howard Packman was part of a Saints side beaten twice in the Sevens Series finals

Saints slaughtered in Sevens Series finals

Saints endured a dismal night at the Premiership Rugby Sevens Series finals, losing both of their matches and coming home empty-handed.

Howard Packman, Sam Olver and Josh Skelcey will all be involved at The Stoop on Friday night (picture: Linda Dawson)

Olver insists Saints hold no fear of Gloucester ahead of sevens showdown

Sam Olver says Saints will not fear defending champions Gloucester in Friday night’s Premiership Rugby Sevens Series quarter-final at The Stoop.

Howard Packman, Sam Olver and Josh Skelcey will all be involved at The Stoop on Friday night (picture: Linda Dawson)

Northampton Saints unveil 2014/15 home shirt

Saints have gone back to the future with the design of their new home shirt, which was released on Tuesday.

Sam Olver captained Saints in the sevens

Saints storm into sevens finals day

Saints put in a punchy performance against rivals Saracens and Wasps to secure their place at Premiership Rugby Sevens finals day.

IN ACTION - Darren Fox is one of the men who will be playing in Paul Diggin's testimonial

Date set for Diggin’s testimonial match

Bruce Reihana and Tom Smith will be among the men taking the field for Saints stalwart Paul Diggin’s testimonial match later this month.

Sam Olver captained Saints in the sevens

Sevens offers Saints kids a chance to shine

As stepping stones go, the Sevens has proved to be a pretty sturdy one for Saints youngsters in recent years.

TOUGH NIGHT - Howard Packman was part of a Saints side beaten twice in the Sevens Series finals

Saints great Frank Packman helping son Howard through pre-season punishment

Howard Packman says the advice of his father is keeping him going during the pre-season punishment at Franklin’s Gardens.

Academy coach Mark Hopley can't wait for the season ahead (picture: Linda Dawson)

Hopley expects Saints’ next generation to continue feeding the first team

Academy coach Mark Hopley admits it is getting harder and harder for young players to make the breakthrough at Saints due to the amount of talent in the senior squad.

DERBY DATE - Saints must go to Leicester Tigers in the LV= Cup

Saints handed derby date at Tigers in LV= Cup

Saints face an east midlands showdown with rivals Leicester Tigers in the pool stages of this season’s LV= Cup.

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