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Saints quartet get England call for World Rugby U20 Championships

Four Saints players have been named in the England Under-20s squad for the World Rugby U20 Championships in France at the end of the month.

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Andy Brown's penalty secured FA Trophy glory for Brackley (picture: Ryan Percival)

Boss Wilkin salutes Brackley's fighting spirit after sensational FA Trophy win

Boss Kevin Wilkin says it was a 'fantastic feeling' to see his Brackley Town side claim a stunning FA Trophy final win at Wembley on Sunday afternoon.

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David Ripley saw his side claim a fine win at Welbeck Colliery (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

David's delighted as Northants win at Nottinghamshire for first time in 15 years

David Ripley was happy to see Northants lift their performance levels significantly as they secured their first win at Nottinghamshire in any competition since 2003.

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James Haskell will join Saints this summer

Day believes Haskell can be a driving force for Saints

Christian Day has backed James Haskell to achieve his aim of going to the World Cup by starring for Saints next season.

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Christian Day has taken the decision to retire (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints farewell interview: Christian Day

It might have come two weeks later than most, but Christian Day finally gets his chance to say a proper Franklin's Gardens goodbye on Sunday.

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Chris Boyd will become Saints' director of rugby this summer (picture: Steve Haag)

New boss Boyd writes letter to Saints supporters

Chris Boyd has penned a letter to Saints season ticket holders.

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Dan Biggar could face his former club in pre-season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints announce pre-season fixtures

Chris Boyd's first game in charge of Saints will come in Bridgend as the new boss takes his team to face Ospreys in pre-season.

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Teimana Harrison believes James Haskell will be a good signing for Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Harrison: Haskell will be a big hit at Saints

Teimana Harrison says he is really looking forward to the arrival of James Haskell at Saints.
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Northants fought well with the ball before losing out with the bat (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley: Northants not smart enough in defeat to Foxes

David Ripley insists Northants are good enough to qualify from their Royal London One-Day Cup group, despite their opening-day defeat to Leicestershire Foxes.

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Steve Kinniburgh has made his first two signings of the summer

Steelmen snap up Smith and Francis

Corby Town have announced their first two new signings of the summer.

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Chris Perry sends down a delivery during Wollaston's NCL Premier Division match with Rushton, which was ultimately cut short by the weather last weekend. Picture by Alison Bagley

Owen's nine-wicket haul helps get a job done quickly for Barton

The heavy downpours last Saturday afternoon ensured the vast majority of matches in the Hevey Building Supplies Northamptonshire Cricket League didn’t end with a definitive result.

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Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds met in two cup competitions last season but will be in the same league as each other in the next campaign

Law and Peaks relishing derby clashes

Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds are set to collide in the league next season.

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Kettering Town chairman David Mahoney, Craig Norman and Brian Martin of BM Pallets and Poppies goalkeeper Paul White celebrate the extension of the company's sponsorship deal

Kettering extend deal with pallets company

Kettering Town have extended their sponsorship deal with BM Pallets for a further three seasons.

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David Ripley is hoping Northants can get off to a winning start in the One-Day Cup (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants seek timely boost as One-Day Cup begins

Last season, it was red-ball cricket that held Northants' season together.

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Rob Horne has been named in the Premiership dream team

Saints duo selected in Premiership dream team

Two Saints players have been named in BT Sport's Premiership dream team for the 2017/18 season.

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Sam Warburton has committed to another season at Corby Town

Kinniburgh begins his building work at Corby

Corby Town manager Steve Kinniburgh has begun his preparations for next season.

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Chris Boyd has drafted in scrum specialist Matt Ferguson (picture: Steve Haag)

Saints boss Boyd brings in scrum specialist Ferguson as assistant coach

Saints have announced that Matt Ferguson will be arriving as an assistant coach this summer.
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Mitch Austin has left his role as assistant-manager at Kettering Town

Assistant Austin leaves Poppies

Mitch Austin has left his role as assistant-manager at Kettering Town.

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Paul Hill starred in Saints' win at Leicester last month (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints prop Hill hoping to maintain his momentum

Paul Hill is preparing to hit the ground running at Saints next season.
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Jamie Gibson is on the shortlist for the Premiership player of the season prize (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints star Gibson nominated for big Premiership prize

Saints flanker Jamie Gibson is on the shortlist for the Aviva Premiership Rugby player of the season award.
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