Francis enjoying inside centre role at Saints

Piers Francis says he is enjoying life in the Saints No.12 shirt.

Dylan Hartley will miss the final two matches of the season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Hartley will come back 'hungry' for action at Saints

Alan Dickens feels Dylan Hartley will benefit from an extended rest period and says the skipper will return 'hungry' for Saints action at the start of next season.

David Ripley recognises the importance of the clash with Durham (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Durham clash is now crucial for the County

Head coach David Ripley admits this week's clash with Durham is now a big game for Northants as they bid to 'get the bandwagon moving forward'.

Rob Horne has been a hugely popular figure at Saints (picture: Sharon Lucey)

'Horne will be massively missed': Saints react to Rob's retirement

Last week, the Saints players were given the shocking news that Rob Horne had been forced to retire after suffering career-ending nerve damage to his right arm.

George North (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints wing North set for summer switch to Ospreys

George North will be moving to Ospreys when his Saints deal ends this summer.

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Campese Ma'afu will be moving to Ealing Trailfinders this summer (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints prop Ma'afu to join the Trailfinders

Saints prop Campese Ma'afu will join ambitious Championship club Ealing Trailfinders this summer.
Charlie Clare scored for the Wanderers (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Wanderers hammer Harlequins to book home final

The Wanderers produced a hugely dominant display as they beat Harlequins 46-27 to book a home Prem Rugby A League final at Franklin's Gardens.
Dylan Hartley will be sidelined for Saints' final two matches and also miss England's summer tour (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Hartley to miss Saints' final two matches and England tour

Dylan Hartley will miss the remainder of the season and England's summer tour of South Africa as he continues to recover from concussion.

Tom Collins will start at full-back against Harlequins (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Collins starts at full-back as Wanderers host Harlequins in semi-final

Mark Hopley has told the Wanderers they still have room for improvement as they prepare for tonight's Prem Rugby A League semi-final against Harlequins.

David Ripley saw his side defeated by Warwickshire (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley left to rue first-innings woe as Northants are beaten by Warwickshire

David Ripley admitted 'the old Northants Achilles heel' of giving away too many wickets cost his side in their comprehensive defeat to Warwickshire.

Rob Horne has been forced to call time on his career (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Horne forced to retire due to injury

Saints centre Rob Horne has been forced to retire at the age of just 28 after suffering career-ending nerve damage to his right arm during last weekend's win at Welford Road.

Dan Biggar is targeting trophies at Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

New signing Dan bids to bring silverware back to Saints

Dan Biggar says he can't wait to put his stamp on the Saints team as he bids to bring silverware back to Franklin's Gardens.

Courtney Lawes will line up alongside Dan Biggar at Saints next season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Biggar can't wait to line up alongside Saints' England stars

Dan Biggar has highlighted Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes as two stars he can't wait to line up alongside at Saints next season.

Richard Gleeson dismissed Dom Sibley (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

County ‘capitulate’ as Warwickshire take control

Richard Levi was left to rue Northants’ ‘capitulation’ with the bat as Warwickshire started to take control at the County Ground.

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Christian Day will call time on his playing career this summer (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints lock Christian Day retires: Tom Vickers' view

When summing up the immense contribution of Christian Day to Saints, little more needs to be said than he was players' player of the year in perhaps the greatest season in the club's history.

Christian Day (right) has decided the time is right to retire (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints stalwart Christian decides to call it a Day

Saints lock Christian Day has decided to call time on his career at the conclusion of the current campaign.

Dan Biggar has come to Northampton to meet new Saints boss Chris Boyd and incoming attack coach Sam Vesty (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Biggar: Saints supporters should be really excited about next season

Dan Biggar believes exciting times beckon for Saints after spending time with the club's new coaches at Franklin's Gardens this week.

Ehren Painter impressed during a 14-minute cameo that helped Saints to secure a memorable success at Welford Road last Saturday (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

The individual stories behind Saints' fairy tale success at Welford Road

The more you think about Saints' win at Welford Road last Saturday, the more incredible it becomes.

Richard Gleeson has become a key player for Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants bowler Gleeson keen for 'crazy few years' to continue

Richard Gleeson is hoping his 'crazy few years' continue as the Northants pace ace bids to maintain his remarkable rise to prominence.
Jamie Gibson helped Saints to see off Leicester Tigers at Welford Road last Saturday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Gibson wants Saints to give new boss Boyd something to build on

Jamie Gibson is eager for Saints to give new boss Chris Boyd a platform to build on by winning the final two games of the season.

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