Northampton Saints

Saints skipper Hartley set to become England's second most-capped player

Saints skipper Dylan Hartley will become England's second most-capped player of all time when he leads his country out at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Tom Collins returned from injury in the game at Sale Sharks on January 27 but has not featured for Saints since (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Lack of game time so frustrating for Saints squad members

Alan Dickens says there is a lot of frustration at Franklin's Gardens, with a plethora of players currently not getting any game time.

Api Ratuniyarawa has become a regular starter at Saints in recent weeks (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ribbans salutes Saints team-mate Ratuniyarawa

David Ribbans has hailed the form of fellow Saints second row Api Ratuniyarawa.

Paul Diggin has been coaching at Saints since retiring in 2014

Diggin decides to call time on 15-year stay at Saints

Paul Diggin has opted to call time on his 15-year stay at Saints as he prepares for a fresh chapter in his career.

Harry Mallinder is available for Saints' trip to Exeter (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Harry released by England ahead of Saints' clash with Exeter

Harry Mallinder has been released by England ahead of Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday.

Saints are heading to Sandy Park on Saturday (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Worcester win can be a template for Saints at Sandy Park

Saints will look to use Worcester's recent win at Sandy Park as a template for success against Exeter Chiefs this weekend.

Jim Mallinder was dismissed by Saints in December (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Former Saints boss Mallinder linked with Cardiff Blues job

Former Saints boss Jim Mallinder could be set to be appointed as head coach of Cardiff Blues, according to reports in Wales.

Will Davis is looking forward to working with new Saints boss Chris Boyd (picture: Steve Haag)

Ealing prop to join Saints this summer

Saints have announced the signing of Ealing Trailfinders prop Will Davis.


PICTURE GALLERY: Northampton Saints 25 London Irish 17

Saints produced a stirring second-half fightback to secure a much-needed victory in the Aviva Premiership as they beat rock-bottom London Irish 25-17 at Franklin’s Gardens.

Piers Francis has been entrusted with the Saints 10 shirt in recent weeks (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Francis feels he is 'getting there' at Saints

Piers Francis feels he is 'getting there' as he bids to stake his claim for the Saints fly-half shirt in the short and long term.

Heinrich Brssow started for Saints against London Irish (picture: Sharon Lucey)

First Saints start so special for Brüssow

Heinrich Brüssow says it was 'very special' to make his first Saints start on Saturday.

George North scored for Saints after being set up by Luther Burrell (pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Northampton Saints 25 London Irish 17: Tom Vickers' review and player ratings

At times during Saturday's game at Franklin's Gardens, it was easy to see why the 2017/18 season has not been one to remember for Saints and London Irish.

Alan Dickens saw his side fight back to beat London Irish at Franklin's Gardens (picture: Sharon Lucey)

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.

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