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Consistent approach key for Saints during comeback win

Alan Dickens insists there was no grand speech in the Saints dressing room before the second-half revival against London Irish.
Luther Burrell made his comeback from injury and had an eventful day (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Saints bounce back to beat London Irish

Saints produced a stirring second-half fightback as they secured a 25-17 Aviva Premiership success against struggling London Irish at Franklin's Gardens.

Saints won at London Irish in September (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northampton Saints v London Irish: Tom Vickers' match preview

Fixture: Northampton Saints v London Irish

Heinrich Brssow will start for Saints against London Irish (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Brüssow gets first Saints start against London Irish

Heinrich Brüssow will make his first Saints start when they square up to struggling London Irish at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).
Ahsee Tuala knows the pressure will be on when Saints host London Irish today

Tuala urges Saints to maintain home improvement

Ahsee Tuala wants Saints to maintain their good recent home run when they host London Irish this afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

Alan Gaffney is still setting his sights high (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Top-six finish is still Saints' minimum target

Alan Gaffney insists Saints still have a minimum target of finishing in the top six of the Aviva Premiership this season.

Piers Francis has started the past two matches at fly-half (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints set to shake things up for London Irish clash

Saints could opt to shake up their side for Saturday's game against London Irish, with technical coaching consultant Alan Gaffney seeking more control from his men.

Alan Gaffney is having his say on recruitment at Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

'Not too many spots to fill' as Saints continue their recruitment

Alan Gaffney says there are 'not too many spots to fill' at Saints as the club continues its recruitment ahead of next season.

Kieran Brookes (right) is leaving Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Brookes to leave Saints in the summer

Kieran Brookes says it has not been an easy decision to call time on his Saints career.

Ahsee Tuala knows new signing Taqele Naiyaravoro will pack a punch at Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Tuala can't wait to see new signing Naiyaravoro in action for Saints

Ahsee Tuala admits he is excited by what 'mountain of a man' Taqele Naiyaravoro will bring to Saints next season.

Luther Burrell suffered a calf injury against Gloucester last month (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

'Bubbling' Burrell ready to return for Saints against London Irish

Luther Burrell is in contention to play a part in Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with London Irish at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.

Alan Gaffney (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints sign Wallabies wing from Waratahs

Saints have announced the signing of giant winger Taqele Naiyaravoro from the NSW Waratahs.

Sam Dickinson has signed for Ealing Trailfinders (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Former Saints No.8 Dickinson signs for Championship club

Former Saints No.8 Sam Dickinson has secured a new club.

Dylan Hartley led England to victory against Wales on Saturday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints skipper Hartley steels England for Georgia scrummaging sessions

England will scrummage against Georgia this week with Saints hooker Dylan Hartley outlining the consequences if they fail to view the sessions as anything other than the equivalent of a Test match.
Cobus Reinach started for Saints at Bath on Friday night (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints only need a few tweaks, says scrum-half Reinach

Cobus Reinach believes Saints only need a 'tweak here and there' as they bid to bounce back from Friday's disappointing defeat at Bath.

Campese Ma'afu and Saints were beaten at Bath on Friday night (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Bath 32 Northampton Saints 9: Tom Vickers' review and player ratings

For the second time this season, success in the Anglo-Welsh Cup proved to be a false dawn for Saints.

Alan Gaffney saw Saints beaten at Bath (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Gaffney admits Bath could have scored more against Saints

Alan Gaffney admits Saints were 'dominated' during a difficult second half at The Rec.

Bath won the battle at The Rec

Saints suffer another away league defeat as Bath bag big win at The Rec

Saints couldn't find the spark they needed as they suffered a ninth defeat in 14 Aviva Premiership matches at The Rec on Friday night.

Action from Boys Brigade Old Boys' 9-7 defeat to Biggleswade in Midlands Three East

MEN’S RUGBY: Patrick picks up 18 points as ONs launch fightback to sink Peterborough

Old Northamptonians mounted a second-half comeback to beat Peterborough 23-22 in Midlands 1 (East).

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David Ribbans scored twice against Bath back in September (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Bath v Northampton Saints: Tom Vickers' match preview

Fixture: Bath v Northampton Saints

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