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# northampton - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

From The42 Lawes and Biggar end French rumours by signing new Northampton deals Contracts

Lawes and Biggar end French rumours by signing new Northampton deals

The club has announced 19 new contract renewals.

# northampton - Monday 22 June, 2020

From The42 Irish trio head for League Two play-off final after extra-time drama and second-leg fightbacks Wrap

Irish trio head for League Two play-off final after extra-time drama and second-leg fightbacks

Exeter got the better of Colchester while Northampton Town defeated Cheltenham Town.

# northampton - Thursday 28 May, 2020

From The42 England international Isiekwe the latest to leave Saracens on season-long loan Loan

England international Isiekwe the latest to leave Saracens on season-long loan

Several Sarries players have left temporarily as the club drops into the Championship.

# northampton - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

From The42 'I've been fired, let go, hired. I've moved provinces, I've moved countries' Ups And Downs

'I've been fired, let go, hired. I've moved provinces, I've moved countries'

Former Munster centre James Downey is now working as a player manager with rugby agency Esportif.

# northampton - Sunday 8 December, 2019

From The42 Cullen reaches for cold water as Leinster hit 'Test-match level' True Blues

Cullen reaches for cold water as Leinster hit 'Test-match level'

Northampton boss Chris Boyd was at a loss to signal a way of reversing his side’s fortunes against ‘another level of physicality and fitness’.

# northampton - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From The42 Jonathan Sexton to undergo scan on knee injury Waiting Game

Jonathan Sexton to undergo scan on knee injury

The out-half looks set to miss at least the return fixture against Northampton.

From The42 Sexton injured, Larmour lights it up as Leinster thrash Saints 7 Deadly Tries

Sexton injured, Larmour lights it up as Leinster thrash Saints

Seven different try-scorers crossed for Leinster as they brought their winning streak to 10 this season.

From The42 Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs Totemic

Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs

The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.

# northampton - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Cullen keen to see Leinster impose attack on Saints Step Up

Cullen keen to see Leinster impose attack on Saints

Last time out in Lyon was too close for comfort.

From The42 Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints Team News

Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints

Tadhg Furlong, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy head up a vastly experienced Leinster bench.

# northampton - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

From The42 Competition enabling Leinster to 'rotate without a dent in performance' Seamless

Competition enabling Leinster to 'rotate without a dent in performance'

The Champions Cup favourites made wholesale changes in between rounds two and three, but kept their winning streak going.

# northampton - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

# northampton - Monday 29 January, 2018

From The42 Hurricanes coach Boyd to take charge of Northampton next season Northern Exposure

Hurricanes coach Boyd to take charge of Northampton next season

The Super Rugby-winning coach will move to England in August on a three-year contract.

# northampton - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Man arrested in UK over death of five cats but charity fears he's not the 'Croydon cat killer'

The charity Snarl says that the notorious cat killer has slaughtered as many as 400 cats across the UK.

# northampton - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From The42 As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final Last Chance Saloon

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Connacht tried to extend their season and hope of playing in the Champions Cup next season.

# northampton - Friday 19 May, 2017

From The42 Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Pat Lam’s side have been boosted by the return of the Ireland internationals.

# northampton - Friday 12 May, 2017

From The42 Connacht to face Northampton in Champions Cup play-off after Stade Francais triumph Remain Campaign

Connacht to face Northampton in Champions Cup play-off after Stade Francais triumph

The Paris club had previously lost four European finals — two in the premier European Cup.

# northampton - Monday 3 April, 2017

Six Irish children sent to psychiatric units abroad in last two years

Three children were last year placed at a facility in northern England that was the subject of a recent, highly-critical documentary concerning the standard of care delivered there.

# northampton - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The42 Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury Ruling This post contains videos

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury

But the Concussion Management Review Group ruled that the Welsh back shouldn’t have returned to the field against Leicester.

# northampton - Sunday 18 December, 2016

From The42 Cullen delighted with composure and clinical finishing of youthful Leinster side Easy Pickings

Cullen delighted with composure and clinical finishing of youthful Leinster side

The head coach also praised the way Ross Byrne steered his team around on his first European start.

# northampton - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From The42 Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints Champions Cup

Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints

The embattled Jim Mallinder has left his big name forwards at home.

# northampton - Friday 16 December, 2016

From The42 Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks News At 10

Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks

Jonathan Sexton meanwhile continues to show promising signs in his hamstring rehab.

# northampton - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

From The42 'We lost focus': Lesson of 2013 and lure of home quarter final driving Leinster Not Again

'We lost focus': Lesson of 2013 and lure of home quarter final driving Leinster

Sean Cronin was one of the starters when Northampton claimed a win in the Aviva three years ago, but things have changed for both sides.

# northampton - Monday 12 December, 2016

From The42 Surgery to be considered for Carbery as Leinster place faith in Ross Byrne Feel The Byrne

Surgery to be considered for Carbery as Leinster place faith in Ross Byrne

Rob Kearney is also a doubt for the return clash with Saints, but Sean O’Brien looks set to shake off his neck stiffness.

# northampton - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The42 'Every point counts' as Leinster take aim at JJ Hanrahan and Saints Champions Cup

'Every point counts' as Leinster take aim at JJ Hanrahan and Saints

Pool 4 is extremely tight as it kicks off the pivotal Champions Cup back-to-backs.

# northampton - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again Back In Action

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

# northampton - Monday 5 December, 2016

From The42 Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery Injury News

Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery

Meanwhile, senior coach Stuart Lancaster is confident Sean O’Brien will be fit for Friday’s trip to Northampton.

# northampton - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Explosion at Carlsberg factory in England leaves one man dead and 22 injured

The incident happened at the company’s Northampton brewery yesterday afternoon.

# northampton - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From The42 Ashton splashes to swing tight contest for Saracens against Saints Champions Cup

Ashton splashes to swing tight contest for Saracens against Saints

Maro Itoje and Owen Farrell continued their excellent form to set up a semi-final against Wasps.

# northampton - Sunday 17 January, 2016

From The42 Jim Mallinder's young lad scored a late try to give Northampton a dramatic win over Warriors Wounded Warriors

# northampton - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From The42 A 3 goal comeback in the final 7 minutes was only the second most dramatic thing about this FA Cup game Blaze

A 3 goal comeback in the final 7 minutes was only the second most dramatic thing about this FA Cup game

A pub fire blazed throughout the game at Sixfields yesterday.

# northampton - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The42 Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan's decision to exit Munster Interview

Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan's decision to exit Munster

The 22-year-old tells The42 about the many factors that led to him signing for Northampton Saints.

# northampton - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise Talent

Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise

The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.

From The42 Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster JJH

Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

The 22-year-old will move to the Premiership club next season.

# northampton - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From The42 George North scored four tries in Northampton's powerful win over Ospreys Beast

George North scored four tries in Northampton's powerful win over Ospreys

The 22-year-old was close to unstoppable against the Welsh region this evening.

# northampton - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The42 Nagle excited about new adventure, but not closing door on rugby Career Break

Nagle excited about new adventure, but not closing door on rugby

The 25-year-old former Munster lock explains his decision to take time out of the professional game.

# northampton - Friday 23 May, 2014

From The42 Peter Stringer flies the flag for Irish players on European finals weekend Strings

Peter Stringer flies the flag for Irish players on European finals weekend

The Bath scrum-half has been named on the bench for the Amlin Challenge Cup decider against Northampton.

# northampton - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The42 England's cutting edge gives U20s convincing win over Ireland Wolfpuppies

England's cutting edge gives U20s convincing win over Ireland

Mike Ruddock’s side failed to cross the try-line again while England claimed four at the other end.

# northampton - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: George North showed his strength with this try for Northampton Easy

VIDEO: George North showed his strength with this try for Northampton

The gigantic Welsh wing brushed off a feeble tackle from Harlequins’ Charlie Walker.

# northampton - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The42 Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens Analysis

Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens

Matt O’Connor’s men will be frustrated with their attacking precision and breakdown work.

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