Ton-up Wood targeting another century of Saints appearances
Tom Wood is targeting another century of appearances in Saints colours after reaching a ton against Harlequins on Friday night.
The England star came off the bench to score a crucial try in the 17-13 Aviva Premiership win at Franklin’s Gardens.
In the process, he reached the 100-appearance mark, eight years after moving to Northampton from Worcester.
And Wood is setting his sights on more good times at Franklin’s Gardens, where he has become a key member of the Saints success story.
“It crept up on me a little bit,” said the influential flanker of his milestone moment. “I didn’t notice until recently that it was coming up.
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“I’m really proud. I’ve really enjoyed my time here at Northampton, it’s a great town, a rugby town and the support is amazing.
“Most importantly, we’ve got a great set of lads and I just love coming to work every day.
“I’ve really enjoyed my 100 and hopefully I can get to 200.”