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Hewitt: It is time for a fresh cycle at Saints

In May 2013, Tony Hewitt headed to a meeting that would shape the next four years of his life.

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Saints chairman Tony Hewitt will be stepping down this summer

Hewitt to step down as Saints chairman

Saints have announced that chairman Tony Hewitt will be stepping down as chairman at the end of the season.

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Alan Dickens will fill the role of attack coach on a full-time basis

Dowson return exciting for Saints, says attack coach Dickens

Alan Dickens believes the summer return of Phil Dowson is exciting for Saints.

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Tony Hewitt

Hewitt stresses Saints had plenty of coaching options

Tony Hewitt says suggestions that established coaches didn’t want to join the current Saints management team are ‘totally untrue’.

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Jim Mallinder (picture: Sharon Lucey)

We must beat Worcester, says Saints boss Mallinder

Jim Mallinder admits the top four now looks a ‘fair way off’ for Saints.

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Tony Hewitt

Saints set sights on more top signings after fresh investment

Chairman Tony Hewitt says Saints will continue to be ‘aggressive’ in the transfer market as they bid to further add to their squad for next season.

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Huge boost for Saints as shareholders announce £1 million ‘playing effort’ investment

Huge boost for Saints as shareholders announce £1 million ‘playing effort’ investment

Saints’ shareholders have agreed to pump £1 million into the Franklin’s Gardens club to boost the playing squad ahead of next season.

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Phil Dowson is returning to Saints as a coach (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Dowson delighted to return to Saints

Phil Dowson is relishing the chance to return to the club that he loves as he prepares to become an assistant coach at Saints.

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Dorian West (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints coach West won’t make excuses ahead of Newcastle clash

When it comes to teams you want to face during an international period, Newcastle Falcons would be close to the bottom of the list.

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Ethan Waller and Alex Waller

Prop Alex sad to see sibling Ethan exiting Saints

Not so long ago, it seemed like the Saints No.1 shirt would be emblazoned with the Waller name for many years to come.

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Kieran Brookes was sent off after steaming into a ruck in the November defeat to Newcastle (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Tom Vickers’ Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints preview

Fixture: Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints (Aviva Premiership - round 15)

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Calum Clark starts for Saints against Newcastle

Clark starts for Saints as they head to Newcastle Falcons

Calum Clark will start for Saints for the first time since December 17 when they travel to Newcastle Falcons on Sunday (kick-off 3pm).

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Paul Hill has been training with England this week

West hails improvement of Saints prop Hill

Dorian West believes prop Paul Hill has made big strides at Saints during the past six weeks.

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Saints CEO Allan Robson will retire at the end of the season (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints CEO Robson to retire at end of season

Allan Robson will retire from his role as Saints chief executive at the end of the season.

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Courtney Lawes

Saints lock Lawes back to his best

Saints lock Courtney Lawes believes he is back to his bulldozing best.

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Dylan Hartley (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints hooker Hartley to stay with England

Dylan Hartley will remain with England this week, rather than be released to play for Saints.

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Chloe Madeley took part in a training session at Rushden & Higham. Pictures by Leo Wilkinson

Rushden ladies meet their Inner Warrior

Wind and rain did not dampen the spirit of ladies at Rushden & Higham Rugby Club who turned out in their numbers for the recent Meet Your Inner Warrior event.

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Paul Hill

Saints prop Hill handed England training call

Saints prop Paul Hill has linked up with England for a training camp.

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Jim Mallinder saw Saints beaten at Bath on Friday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Mallinder wants Saints to move on quickly

Jim Mallinder has urged Saints to move on quickly from their defeat at Bath.

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Dylan Hartley (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints hooker Hartley hails England for passing Wales test

Dylan Hartley reflected on ‘one hell of a Test match’ after England claimed a superb 21-16 win in Wales.

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