Tom Stephenson is hoping the LV= Cup can once again catapult him into the spotlight at Saints.
Jim Mallinder has confirmed Jon Fisher will be available for Saturday’s game against Newcastle Falcons at Franklin’s Gardens.
Phil Dowson has admitted his frustration at having to take a back seat at Saints this season.
Saints have been handed an extra incentive to reach this season’s LV= Cup final after it was announced the game will be played at Franklin’s Gardens.
England boss Stuart Lancaster admits Luther Burrell is unlikely to be fit in time to face New Zealand on November 8 - but says the Saints centre will not need surgery on his hand injury.
Dylan Hartley says Saints’ fringe players are chomping at the bit ahead of the first LV= Cup game this weekend.
Jim Mallinder has stressed Saints will not be using the upcoming LV= Cup games to take a breather.
Saints duo Alex Waller and Ben Foden have been added to the England squad as cover.
Man of the moment George North says anything is possible for Saints in the Champions Cup after their bonus-point 34-6 win over Ospreys.
It wasn’t the first try. It wasn’t the second. Actually, it wasn’t even the third.
Luther Burrell will have an X-ray on his right hand after injuring it in Saints’ 34-6 win against Ospreys on Saturday.
Jim Mallinder says George North’s super-show against Ospreys displayed what a talented all-round player the Wales wing is.
It was a fantastic four for George North as the Wales wing’s quartet of tries secured a superb 34-6 Champions Cup win for Saints against Ospreys at Franklin‘s Gardens.
George North is relishing the reunion with some of his Wales team-mates as Saints face Ospreys in a crucial Champions Cup clash at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday evening.
Saints coach Alan Dickens has highlighted Rhys Webb and Dan Biggar as Ospreys’ dangermen ahead of Saturday’s crucial Champions Cup clash at Franklin’s Gardens.
Fixture: Northampton Saints v Ospreys (Rugby Champions Cup, match two)
Samu Manoa will end a week in which he has been linked with a big-money move to Toulon by making his 100th Saints appearance against Ospreys in a crucial Champions Cup clash.
George North admits he could understand why Samu Manoa would opt for a switch to France - but is desperate for the American star to stay at Saints.
Luther Burrell is refusing to get carried away after being named in the 33-man England Elite Player Squad.
Stephen Myler is no stranger to swimming against a tide of public perception - the fly-half has been doing it throughout his Saints career.
Saints assistant coach Alan Dickens says he knows nothing of an approach from Toulon for America star Samu Manoa.
Alan Dickens has backed Stephen Myler to transfer his Saints form to the England setup after the fly-half was named in the EPS squad.
Stephen Myler and Calum Clark are among the Saints contingent to have been named in England’s EPS squad.
Tom Wood has hailed ‘warrior’ Calum Clark after the flanker’s fine start to the season.
Tom Wood admits Saturday’s defeat at Racing Metro felt ‘like the end of the world’ - but has urged his team-mates to bounce back quickly by beating Ospreys this weekend.
Dylan Hartley has urged Saints to ‘step it up’ as they bid to put Saturday’s Champions Cup disappointment behind them.
Tom Wood admitted Saints were taught a ‘cruel lesson’ as they surrendered their chance to take anything from Saturday’s Champions Cup opener at Racing Metro.
There was a palpable sense of déjà vu as Saints headed off the rapidly-invaded playing surface at Stade Yves du Manoir on Saturday evening.
Jim Mallinder confirmed George Pisi pulled his hamstring in a bizarre incident in Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Racing Metro.
Jim Mallinder stressed Saints are ‘not down and out’ after suffering a 20-11 defeat in their opening Champions Cup match at Racing Metro.
A last-gasp Marc Andreu try helped rob Saints of a bonus point as Racing Metro claimed a 20-11 win in the Champions Cup opener in Colombes.
Dorian West admits Saints have never started a European campaign in such a strong position.
Dorian West says being successful in this season’s Rugby Champions Cup is ‘the next step’ for Saints.
Fixture: Racing Metro v Northampton Saints (European Rugby Champions Cup, game one)
Saints have made four changes to the team for Saturday’s European Champions Cup clash against Racing Metro in Paris, with big guns Dylan Hartley, George North, Kahn Fotuali’i and Calum Clark all returning to the starting line-up.
Tom Wood feels Saints are more than capable of enjoying as much success in Europe as they have on the domestic front of late.
Dylan Hartley and Brian Mujati were once part of one of the most fearsome front rows in European rugby history.
Dorian West is hoping Saints have learned the lessons from last season’s Heineken Cup disappoitment as they return to Europe’s top table this weekend.
Former Saints star Brian Mujati is looking forward to facing his old club on Saturday, but admits it will be a ‘weird’ experience.
Jim Mallinder does not feel Samu Manoa has a best position at Saints, stressing the American forward is ‘fantastic’ wherever he plays.
Racing Metro skipper Dimitri Szarzewski believes Saints are one of the favourites to win this season’s Rugby Champions Cup.
Racing Metro 92 coach Laurent Labit says Saturday’s Rugby Champions Cup opener against Saints is ‘almost like a last 16 game’.
Jim Mallinder believes in-form Ben Foden is capable of giving England boss Stuart Lancaster a selection headache this autumn.
Ken Pisi says the strength of Saints’ wing department is driving him on to big things this season.
If there is a fly which resides on a wall in the away dressing room at Franklin’s Gardens, it will not be enjoying a quiet life.
Samu Manoa scored a hat-trick as Saints sunk Sale Sharks 43-10 with another unstoppable Aviva Premiership performance at Franklin’s Gardens.
Jim Mallinder admits Saints are where they want to be as they prepare to put the Aviva Premiership on the back-burner and go in pursuit of success in Europe.
Alex King is reading little into Saints’ current lofty standing in the Aviva Premiership - and says it will take 11 games for the table to be a true reflection of where teams are at.
At times, Ben Foden’s midweek media session felt strikingly similar to a job interview.
Fixture: Northampton Saints v Sale Sharks (Aviva Premiership round six)