Team manager Paul Shields posed the question on Twitter: just who would be the first Saints player to report back for pre-season training?
Calum Clark believes he has developed hugely during his time at Saints - and he is now bidding to show how far he’s come by starring for England.
Leicester Tigers prop Dan Cole has backed Saints star Alex Corbisiero to show his quality for England in the coming weeks and months.
Chairman Tony Hewitt says Saints are looking at ways of thanking season ticket holders for their continued loyalty.
Saints will face a reunion with Saracens as part of their preparations for the start of the new Aviva Premiership season.
Courtney Lawes admits both of his shoulders were ‘pretty knackered’ last season.
Stephen Myler’s World Cup dream has been hit after the Saints fly-half was confirmed as one of four men cut from the England squad.
Lee Dickson admits featuring in this year’s World Cup would be ‘the icing on the cake’ for his rugby career amid fierce competition for a scrum-half spot in the England camp.
Saints will warm up for the new campaign with a trip to the Ricoh Arena to face Wasps on Sunday, October 4 (kick-off 2pm).
Saints star Stephen Myler insists he is not trying to compete against the other three fly-halves in England’s initial training squad despite there being a dream World Cup place up for grabs.
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.
Saints have added to their centre options by capturing former Bristol player Luke Eves.