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Quartet to leave Saints at the end of the season

Saints have announced four players will be leaving Franklin's Gardens this summer.

Steve Kinniburgh is seeking a positive reaction from his Corby Town team when they head to Lincoln United this weekend

Steelmen need a reaction as hectic spell begins

Steve Kinniburgh wants his Corby Town players to kick-off a hectic fortnight by producing a positive reaction when they head to Lincoln United this weekend.

Dom Barrow (right) is joining Saints this summer (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Former Leicester lock Barrow to join Saints this summer

Former Leicester Tigers lock Dom Barrow will join Saints this summer.

Dan White takes the congratulations after he scored in Desborough Town's 3-1 derby success at Harborough Town in midweek. Picture by Andrew Carpenter

Davies hoping Desborough have come through their tough period

It’s been a good week for Desborough Town.

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Aaron O'Connor heads home his 28th goal in all competitions this season during Kettering Town's 4-1 win over Royston Town. Picture by Peter Short

Home is where the heart is for Poppies

Kettering Town are back at Latimer Park again this weekend and will, no doubt, be fancied to take the spoils when they entertain Frome Town.

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Emily Williams (337) secured her third succesive England cross country vest with sixth place at the English Schools National Championship

ATHLETICS: Williams earns an England call

Emily Williams produced her best cross country performance of the season when it mattered most as she took a magnificent sixth place at the English Schools National Championship.

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Shudan Wellingborough Judo Club's Megan Price was a winner at the British Schools Championship

JUDO: Local players enjoy success in Sheffield

Players from Shudan Wellingborough Judo Club and Kettering Premier Judo Club enjoyed success at the British Schools Championship finals in Sheffield.

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Northamptonshire Titans U16 Girls pose for the camera after they beat Leicester Warriors 90-31

BASKETBALL: Play-offs are calling for Titans

Northamptonshire Titans are enjoying one of the best seasons in the club’s history.

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Lewis Hamilton will be looking to win his fifth world title this year

Get to know the 2018 Formula 1 grid

The 2018 F1 season begins this weekend, with Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel et al ready to do battle for the championship.

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Former Corby Town and Kettering Town frontman Spencer Weir-Daley has signed for AFC Rushden & Diamonds

Diamonds bring in Weir-Daley while Harris returns

AFC Rushden & Diamonds have bolstered their ranks for the Evo-Stik South League East run-in by completing the signing of experienced frontman Spencer Weir-Daley.

Marcus Law was a happy man after Kettering Town hit back to beat Royston Town 4-1. Pictures by Peter Short

Half-time 'rollicking' helped Poppies turn it around

Marcus Law admitted his Kettering Town players received “a bit of a rollicking” at half-time before going on to secure a fine 4-1 victory over Royston Town at Latimer Park last night (Tuesday).

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Andy Peaks

Diamonds must take defeat on the chin, says Peaks

Andy Peaks says AFC Rushden & Diamonds must “take it on the chin and move on” after they suffered a rare setback last night (Tuesday).

Brett Solkhon takes the congratulations after scoring Kettering Town's equaliser in their 4-1 victory over Royston Town. Pictures by Peter Short

Poppies hit back to see off Royston

Kettering Town took another giant step towards an Evo-Stik South League Premier play-off place as they gained some revenge on Royston Town with a 4-1 success at Latimer Park.

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Andy Peaks' AFC Rushden & Diamonds team suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Hayes & Yeading United

VERDICT: Diamonds' promotion push suffers a setback

No-one ever said it would be easy!

Alan Dickens had a two-hour meeting with new Saints boss Chris Boyd last week (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Dickens impressed with Boyd's Saints 'fact-finding mission'

Alan Dickens says Chris Boyd and the Saints coaches were able to get into some 'nitty gritty' in terms of plans for next season when the Kiwi boss visited the club last week.

Jamal Ford-Robinson is looking forward to learning from Ben Franks (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Ford-Robinson relishing chance to learn from Franks at Saints

Jamal Ford-Robinson is looking forward to learning from World Cup winner Ben Franks at Saints next season.

Harry Mallinder is looking forward to the final five games of the season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Mallinder: Saints have a big opportunity in final five games

Harry Mallinder says Saints have stopped looking back and are now focusing on enjoying their final five games together.

Heinrich Brssow suffered a hamstring injury in the defeat to Bath (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Brüssow set to miss Saints' trip to Newcastle

Heinrich Brüssow is set to miss Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with Newcastle Falcons at St James' Park on Saturday evening (kick-off 5.30pm).

George North scored on his most recent Saints appearance, against London Irish on February 17 (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints wing North ‘will give 100 per cent’ in final five games

Interim head coach Alan Dickens says Saints are keen to move on from the George North saga and insists the Wales wing will give ‘100 per cent for the club for the remaining five games of the season’.

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George North

Winger George North ‘disciplined’ by Saints for missing training session

George North has been ‘disciplined’ by Saints for missing training ahead of the Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks earlier this month.

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