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# northampton - Monday 29 January, 2018

Hurricanes coach Boyd to take charge of Northampton next season

The Super Rugby-winning coach will move to England in August on a three-year contract.

# northampton - Sunday 7 January, 2018

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Man arrested in UK over death of five cats but charity fears he's not the 'Croydon cat killer'

The charity Snarl says that the notorious cat killer has slaughtered as many as 400 cats across the UK.

# northampton - Saturday 20 May, 2017

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Connacht, Champions Cup play-off semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Connacht tried to extend their season and hope of playing in the Champions Cup next season.

# northampton - Friday 19 May, 2017

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Adeolokun, Healy and Dillane back in Connacht 23 for Saints play-off

Pat Lam’s side have been boosted by the return of the Ireland internationals.

# northampton - Friday 12 May, 2017

Connacht to face Northampton in Champions Cup play-off after Stade Francais triumph

The Paris club had previously lost four European finals — two in the premier European Cup.

# northampton - Monday 3 April, 2017

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Six Irish children sent to psychiatric units abroad in last two years

Three children were last year placed at a facility in northern England that was the subject of a recent, highly-critical documentary concerning the standard of care delivered there.

# northampton - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury Ruling This post contains videos

Northampton escape punishment over treatment of George North's head injury

But the Concussion Management Review Group ruled that the Welsh back shouldn’t have returned to the field against Leicester.

# northampton - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Cullen delighted with composure and clinical finishing of youthful Leinster side

The head coach also praised the way Ross Byrne steered his team around on his first European start.

# northampton - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints

The embattled Jim Mallinder has left his big name forwards at home.

# northampton - Friday 16 December, 2016

Leinster comfortable with Byrne as surgery sidelines Carbery for at least six weeks

Jonathan Sexton meanwhile continues to show promising signs in his hamstring rehab.

# northampton - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'We lost focus': Lesson of 2013 and lure of home quarter final driving Leinster

Sean Cronin was one of the starters when Northampton claimed a win in the Aviva three years ago, but things have changed for both sides.

# northampton - Monday 12 December, 2016

Surgery to be considered for Carbery as Leinster place faith in Ross Byrne

Rob Kearney is also a doubt for the return clash with Saints, but Sean O’Brien looks set to shake off his neck stiffness.

# northampton - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Every point counts' as Leinster take aim at JJ Hanrahan and Saints

Pool 4 is extremely tight as it kicks off the pivotal Champions Cup back-to-backs.

# northampton - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'These two weeks will define our season': O'Brien ready to empty the tank again

After the frustration of being kept away from the Wallabies, the Tullow Tank is revved up and ready to go again.

# northampton - Monday 5 December, 2016

Carbery poised for Champions Cup start as Sexton continues recovery

Meanwhile, senior coach Stuart Lancaster is confident Sean O’Brien will be fit for Friday’s trip to Northampton.

# northampton - Thursday 10 November, 2016

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Explosion at Carlsberg factory in England leaves one man dead and 22 injured

The incident happened at the company’s Northampton brewery yesterday afternoon.

# northampton - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Ashton splashes to swing tight contest for Saracens against Saints

Maro Itoje and Owen Farrell continued their excellent form to set up a semi-final against Wasps.

# northampton - Sunday 17 January, 2016

# northampton - Sunday 6 December, 2015

A 3 goal comeback in the final 7 minutes was only the second most dramatic thing about this FA Cup game

A pub fire blazed throughout the game at Sixfields yesterday.

# northampton - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Ireland ambitions drive JJ Hanrahan's decision to exit Munster

The 22-year-old tells The42 about the many factors that led to him signing for Northampton Saints.

# northampton - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Munster's Hanrahan will head for Saints looking to fulfill rich promise

The Kerry native appears well suited to the style of rugby Northampton play.

Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster JJH

Northampton confirm capture of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

The 22-year-old will move to the Premiership club next season.

# northampton - Saturday 25 October, 2014

George North scored four tries in Northampton's powerful win over Ospreys

The 22-year-old was close to unstoppable against the Welsh region this evening.

# northampton - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Nagle excited about new adventure, but not closing door on rugby

The 25-year-old former Munster lock explains his decision to take time out of the professional game.

# northampton - Friday 23 May, 2014

Peter Stringer flies the flag for Irish players on European finals weekend

The Bath scrum-half has been named on the bench for the Amlin Challenge Cup decider against Northampton.

# northampton - Saturday 22 February, 2014

England's cutting edge gives U20s convincing win over Ireland

Mike Ruddock’s side failed to cross the try-line again while England claimed four at the other end.

# northampton - Saturday 4 January, 2014

VIDEO: George North showed his strength with this try for Northampton

The gigantic Welsh wing brushed off a feeble tackle from Harlequins’ Charlie Walker.

# northampton - Monday 16 December, 2013

Analysis: Leinster’s inaccuracy a stark contrast to Franklin’s Gardens

Matt O’Connor’s men will be frustrated with their attacking precision and breakdown work.

# northampton - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Madigan: 'They showed a week is a long time in rugby'

The out-half insists Leinster are ‘still in control of the group’ despite last night’s loss to Northampton.

# northampton - Saturday 14 December, 2013

O'Connor: 'We were inaccurate off the back of their commitment'

The Leinster coach admitted that his team were second best to the Saints in Dublin this evening.

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute in Dublin as Matt O’Connor’s men looked for their fourth consecutive Pool 1 victory.

Leinster must prove that last weekend was no one-off

Northampton are in Dublin in search of retribution, but Matt O’Connor’s side have the goods to deliver.

# northampton - Friday 13 December, 2013

Three keys battles for Leinster to win against Northampton

Attacking fullbacks, physical blindsides and contrasting No. 8s; here are the vital match-ups.

O'Connor: Rob Kearney is a big driver of our environment

The Leinster coach doesn’t think for a second that Northampton will throw in the towel tomorrow in Dublin.

# northampton - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Mike Ross: 'Revenge is a nebulous concept'

Leinster’s tight-head prop feels his team must expect an improved challenge from Northampton this weekend.

'Truly fantastic day' for Mike McCarthy as he's given job at burrito bar

Something to fall back on if the whole international second row thing doesn’t work out.

# northampton - Monday 9 December, 2013

Remember Northampton: Ulster get their heads right for return trip

Last season’s home loss to the Saints still hurts Mark Anscombe. Ulster are determined not to slip up in Italy.

# northampton - Sunday 8 December, 2013

VIDEO: Watch Brian O’Driscoll’s magical between the legs pass

The Leinster centre pulled off this moment of sublime skill against Northampton in the Heineken Cup last night.

# northampton - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Brian O’Driscoll: ‘I love playing for this team’ BOD

Brian O’Driscoll: ‘I love playing for this team’

The legendary centre was named man of the match for his part in Leinster’s 40-7 win over Northampton.

As it happened: Northampton v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Matt O’Connor’s men demolished the Saints to secure an away win in Pool 1 of the Heineken Cup.

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