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What’s going wrong at Northampton?

Fifth, First and Champions, so reads Northampton’s finishing position in the last three Aviva Premiership Seasons. The Franklin Gardens faithful are forever expectant of results to match those of their feline East Midlands neighbours. 711 more words

Touching Wood

Another Eddie Jones’ selection, another eyebrow raised. Tom Wood’s inclusion has people talking. In selecting the Northampton man, Jones knows he has made a surprising choice. 426 more words


Northampton Saints 2016/17 Macron European Shirt

Northampton Saints have become one of those dangerous teams that don’t get a lot of hype or press attention, but still do pretty well – they’ve made the quarter-finals in each of the Champions Cup’s first two seasons after all, and counting out a team with names like Hartley, North, Picamoles and Lawes in it would be foolish at best…  197 more words


Your 2016/2017 Champions Cup preview is here

Champions Cup brings a little more money, a little more skill, but not quite the organization and discipline that sucks individual brilliance out of rugby like, say, at the international level. 984 more words

European Champions Cup

Harlequins v Northampton Saints

Having bought tickets to watch Argentina v Australia and rail roading my good friend Andrea in to join me she suggested a visit to the Stoop for the afternoon.   479 more words


Twickenham Stoop Frolics

Here’s a quick take on the match between harlequins and Northampton Saints, as a Saints supporter it didn’t go to well, so rather than rant and rave about it make a retro cartoon of it!


Rugby follows football....Oh dear

Wasps were comfortably holding on to their 13-5 lead against Northampton last weekend, when the referee awarded the home side a penalty after Wasps’ Jimmy Gopperth gave him some verbals.At one stage his indiscretion threatened to cost his team the match, and his coach, Dai young, pointed out that while it is difficult for players not to shout at a referee in the heat of the moment, players have been made aware of the Premiership crackdown on dissent, … 262 more words