Northampton Saints

Rugby Digger - transfer news and rumours: 'Bath win the race to sign Joe Cokanasiga from London Irish'

<i>Read our dose of all the latest Aviva Premiership transfer news and rumours, plus a round-up of all the biggest rugby news stories from around the world with Rugby Digger...</i><p>With London Irish heading for relegation, a number of their best players are being linked with moves away.<p>Former New Zealand …

London Irish

Stephen Myler to leave Northampton Saints at end of season

Stephen Myler will leave Northampton Saints after 12 seasons<p>Stephen Myler will leave Northampton Saints at the end of the season, the club have …

English Premiership Rugby

Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints

<b>Trevor Davison starts at tight-head prop for Newcastle after Jon Welsh picked up an injury at Exeter.</b><p>Falcons are set for a club-record home crowd, with more than 27,000 tickets sold for the game at St James' Park.<p>Dylan Hartley is ill so Mike Haywood comes in at hooker as Northampton make five …

Newcastle Falcons

Bath Rugby vs Exeter Chiefs - Summary - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 23 Mar, 2018

Aviva …

English Premiership Rugby

Reprimanded North returns for Northampton

LONDON (AFP) -<p>Wales winger George North has been recalled to the Northampton starting line-up for Saturday's Premiership game against Newcastle.<p>Saints announced on Tuesday that North had been "disciplined internally" for missing a training session ahead of a Premiership clash with Sale Sharks on …

Dylan Hartley

Star winger delighted to extend his deal at the province

Connacht's top try scorer is eyeing a big finish to season after securing his future at club<p>With eight tries in five European games this season it's …

News (Ireland)

Rugby rumours and transfer news: Bath to sign Joe Cokanasiga, Connacht sign Australian fly-half

With Bristol Rugby likely to be back at the top table of European rugby next season, playing in the Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup, we …

English Premiership Rugby

Dom Barrow to join Northampton Saints from 2018/19 season

Northampton Saints can today announce that Dom Barrow will join the Club in time for the 2018/19 season.<p>The towering, Sheffield-born lock began his …

English Premiership Rugby

Juan Pablo Estelles: Northampton Saints centre among four players to leave

Argentina centre Juan Pablo Estelles is one of four more players who will leave Premiership side Northampton Saints at the end of the season.

English Premiership Rugby

Richards excited by St James' Park game

Newcastle Falcons can make a statement with a successful showcase against Northampton Saints at St James' Park, says boss Dean Richards.

Newcastle Falcons

This is what Newcastle Falcons players said about 'massive' chance to play at St James' Park

It is billed as the ‘Big One’ and the Newcastle Falcons are relishing the opportunity to play at St James’ Park.<p>The Falcons will get the chance to …

Newcastle Falcons

Wales star George North 'disciplined internally' by Northampton Saints for missing training during the Six Nations

Wales star George North has been 'disciplined internally' by Northampton Saints after he missed a training session during the Six Nations.<p>During a …

English Premiership Rugby

Rugby rumours and transfer news: Scarlets sign Springbok, Bristol looking at Scotland international

With Bristol Rugby likely to be back at the top table of European rugby next season, playing in the Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup, we …

English Premiership Rugby

Ex-All Black prop Ben Franks to rejoin Chris Boyd at English club Northampton

Ben Franks will join the Northampton Saints after three years with London Irish.<p>Former All Blacks prop Ben Franks says linking up with former …

English Premiership Rugby

Eddie Jones admits he is ‘short of leaders’ in his England squad after Six Nations misery

After admitting that some players may struggle to represent England again following this year’s dismal showing in the Six Nations, Eddie Jones …

Sport (UK)

Six Kiwis who could coach England's rugby team if Eddie Jones' tenure ends

Wales coach Warren Gatland is one of the most experienced in the international rugby arena.<p><b>OPINION:</b> Steve Hansen says he's not interested in coaching …

Rugby World Cup

£10 tickets available for rugby clash

Latest News<p>£10 tickets available for rugby clash<p>Newcastle United FC<p>Around 400 adult tickets in the £10 price category have been made available for a …

Newcastle United FC

England's selection is a step towards changing an out-dated playing style that had been found out

I don’t think this England selection is a step backwards. It’s probably a step forwards, but you do feel for the guys that have been left out because they’ve been trying to play a style that has been implemented by their coaching staff.<p>I count George Ford in that group. The 10-12 axis has stuttered …

Rugby Union

Why Premiership referees are not the main reason for England’s breakdown woes

The style of refereeing in the Premiership has been identified as one ingredient in a toxic cocktail contributing to England’s disastrous breakdown performances against Scotland and France.<p>Specifically, fingers have pointed at a strict application of this season’s new ruck laws that have encouraged …

Rugby Union

Solid defence key to Ireland U20s upsetting formidable England

Leicester Tigers

Bath call up reinforcements for Anglo-Welsh Cup final against Exeter in bid to end long major trophy drought

The depth and quality of Exeter Chiefs’ squad means they remain firm favourites for Sunday’s Anglo-Welsh Cup final at Kingsholm, even though opponents Bath have bolstered their backline with three senior players.<p>Todd Blackadder introduces Kahn Fotuali’i, Freddie Burns and Matt Banahan to the side …

Rugby Union

Ireland do not need extra motivation, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones does not believe his disparaging comments about Ireland will give extra motivation to Joe Schmidt's side as they seek to complete a Six …

Six Nations Championship

Why there's all to play for in top-four battle in the Aviva Premiership

There's five games left in the Aviva Premiership regular season and Martin Crowson argues that there is still everything to play for as far as …

English Premiership Rugby

Northampton girls basketball fall to Hopinkton in D-II state semifinals, but come away with experience (photos)

WORCESTER - For Northampton’s Emma Tanner, it was a season she’ll always look back on. It was a group of players she’ll never forget. And finally, …

Western Massachusetts

Northampton High hosts West Point

Buy Photo<p>None<p>Kevin Ortiz, No. 1, of Northampton High School and and West Point's Aric Garrett fight for the ball during a non-conference soccer game …

West Point

England duo Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes ruled out for around three months with knee injuries

England forwards Nathan Hughes and Courtney Lawes are both set for long periods on the sidelines after suffering knee ligament injuries in last weekend's NatWest Six Nations defeat against France.<p>Both players as a result are now expected to miss the rest of the domestic season with their respective …

Rugby Union

Northampton forward Harrison cited

• Exeter to play Bath in Anglo-Welsh final - read<br>• 2<p><b>Teimana Harrison of Northampton Saints is due to appear before an independent disciplinary panel this</b> …

English Premiership Rugby

Courtney Lawes: Northampton Saints star ruled out for the rest of the season

Northampton Saints forward Courtney Lawes has been ruled out for the rest of the season with knee ligament damage.<p>The 29-year-old suffered the knee …

English Premiership Rugby

Who is John Mulvihill? The incoming Cardiff Blues coach, his coaching CV and the familiar names he's linked with

Cardiff Blues will have their eighth coach in seven years when unknown Australian John Mulvihill is unveiled as Danny Wilson’s successor.<p>Mulvihill is …

Rugby World Cup

Six Nations 2018: Cian Healy incident draws criticism but Ireland insist he received ‘appropriate treatment’

The fallout from Ireland’s Six Nations victory has been one clouded in controversy after the newly-crowned champions continued to play down …

Six Nations Championship