# Northampton

This year
The Munster try that highlighted the progress their attack is making
Mike Prendergast is pleased with the Munster forwards’ improved handling skills.
'In the corner of my eye, I caught that ROG was back... he popped it over'
Munster’s win over Northampton in 2011 will live long in the memory.
Northampton snap losing run ahead of Thomond Park trip to face Munster
The win over Harlequins sees Northampton move up to fifth in the Premiership.
Last year
Munster make four changes for Sunday's trip to face Northampton
Jack Crowley, Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Jack O’Donoghue all come in to start.
Dan Biggar to join Toulon after departing Northampton earlier than expected
Biggar is not affected by Wales’ minimum 60-cap selection criteria for players playing outside his country.
Wales' Dan Biggar to leave Northampton as club cite financial constraints for decision
The 32-year-old joined Saints from the Ospreys in 2018.
'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.
Lowry and Baloucoune shine as Ulster advance into Champions Cup knock-outs
Dan McFarland’s men played some superb attacking rugby as they beat Northampton 24-20.
Up-and-down Ulster strive to get momentum rolling again in Northampton
Nathan Doak and Stewart Moore make their first European starts in a youthful backline.
Ireland prop O'Toole gaining wisdom from Vermeulen's influence in Ulster
Ulster are away to Northampton Saints in the Champions Cup tomorrow.
All time
What a difference a year has made for Ulster's dynamic Nick Timoney
The back row starts again as the northern province welcome Northampton to Belfast tonight.
'We have to get a position where performance drives us' - Ulster aiming for consistency
Dan McFarland’s side are looking to maintain their winning momentum when they face Northampton this weekend.
Northampton's Tom Wood handed three-week ban for JVDF hit
He’ll be free to play again when the sides meet in round three.
Baird to the fore as re-jigged Leinster see off Saints
Leo Cullen’s side notched another bonus point win despite a spate of pre and post kick-off injury issues.
Late Santiago Cordero try sees Northampton slip to cup defeat against Bordeaux
Northampton have now lost 11 consecutive matches.
Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign
Stuart Lancaster and co. will take on Montpellier and Northampton in the pool stages.
Hogg ecstatic as Exeter book semi-final date with Toulouse
Exeter Chiefs defeat Northampton Saints 38-15 to seal the club’s first ever European Champions Cup semi-final spot.
Veteran Irish midfielder released by Northampton three days after helping club to promotion
Alan McCormack is on the move.
Lawes and Biggar end French rumours by signing new Northampton deals
The club has announced 19 new contract renewals.
Irish trio head for League Two play-off final after extra-time drama and second-leg fightbacks
Exeter got the better of Colchester while Northampton Town defeated Cheltenham Town.
England international Isiekwe the latest to leave Saracens on season-long loan
Several Sarries players have left temporarily as the club drops into the Championship.
'I've been fired, let go, hired. I've moved provinces, I've moved countries'
Former Munster centre James Downey is now working as a player manager with rugby agency Esportif.
Cullen reaches for cold water as Leinster hit 'Test-match level'
Northampton boss Chris Boyd was at a loss to signal a way of reversing his side’s fortunes against ‘another level of physicality and fitness’.
Jonathan Sexton to undergo scan on knee injury
The out-half looks set to miss at least the return fixture against Northampton.
Sexton injured, Larmour lights it up as Leinster thrash Saints
Seven different try-scorers crossed for Leinster as they brought their winning streak to 10 this season.
Natural introvert, leader James Ryan intent on making noise in defining back-to-backs
The Leinster second row had to brush off the calls for him to captain Ireland. He is aware he still has plenty to learn.
Cullen keen to see Leinster impose attack on Saints
Last time out in Lyon was too close for comfort.
Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints
Tadhg Furlong, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy head up a vastly experienced Leinster bench.
Competition enabling Leinster to 'rotate without a dent in performance'
The Champions Cup favourites made wholesale changes in between rounds two and three, but kept their winning streak going.
No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated
The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.
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.
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 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.
May 20th 2017, 5:47 PM Carty is smashed behind the gainline. Saints pour in after the breakdown AND WIN THE TURNOVER. FULL-TIME! Northampton 21 Connacht 15
May 20th 2017, 5:35 PM PENALTY! Northampton 21 Connacht 15 (Mallinder ’70)
May 20th 2017, 5:25 PM TRY! Northampton 18 Connacht 15 (Heffernan ’61)
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Leinster staying wary of understrength Saints
The embattled Jim Mallinder has left his big name forwards at home.
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.