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Northampton Saints vs Barbarians

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 0-29 Barbarians

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 12-48 Barbarians

Attendance

Not available

Referee

Ian Tempest

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
12

Summary

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Saints keep the pressure on and hold Baabaas in their own 22. The clock hits zero and Shingeno sends the ball into the stands to end the game.

79

Saints disrupt well and push Baabaas back before the turnover comes. Grayson boots clear and Baabaas play on in their own 22. 

78

Overthrown at the lineout from the Baabaas and Wright dives on it. Saints come forwards but there's a knock on in contact and Baabaas will have the scrum. 

77

Saints turn the ball over at the breakdown and play on. But the ball bobbles into touch as they come forwards. Lineout Baabaas.

75

Hendy races down the right, slipping passed two defenders before being taken down in Baabaas' 22. The away side get over the ball there and play on but there's a forward pass. Scrum Saints.

74

But there's a knock on there and Saints will have the scrum. 

73

Baabaas earn a penalty at the scrum and send it to touch for a lineout on halfway. 

71

Saints come forwards off the lineout but there's a forward pass in the midfield and Baabaas will have the scrum. 

70

Free kick Saints at the lineout though as Baabaas get their numbers wrong. Saints choose the lineout option. 

69

Shinego clears from the lineout and Garside clears well. Lineout Baabaas.

67

Saints come forwards off the restart, with Garside breaking through again. But the ball heads into touch as it comes wide the other way. Lineout Baabaas.

Paisami send the conversion over too. 

Try Baabaas

McCurran is over for the away side after Wright and Yamanaka charge down the left. 

64

Baabaas send the ball back Saints' way and the home side push forwards before Grayson sends a line touch-finding kick downfield. Lineout Baabaas back on their own 22. 

62

Baabaas clear off the scrum and Saints play on on halfway. Millar Mills makes good ground but there's another knock on in the next phase and Baabaas have the scrum again.

61

Shingeno clears from the lineout and Saints keep the ball in play. McParland and Pollock come forwards down the left again. Saints earn a penalty there and Pollock takes it quickly. The ball comes out quickly to the midfield but Baabaas strangle Saints' and force the knock on. 

60

Saints push forwards with the restart before Grayson clears long to touch. Lineout Baabaas back inside their own half. 

Grayson adds the extras from the tee too.

TRYYY THAME!!

Garside breaks through Baabaas' lines and makes it into the 22 before he's taken. Saints recycle the ball quickly and it goes through Hendy and Glister before Thame dives over the tryline!

57

O'Connor clears the restart and finds touch. Lineout Saints on halfway. 

O'Connor adds the extras.

Try Baabaas

The Baabaas push up from the lineout and build the phases on Saints' tryline before Johnson-Holmes stretches over the whitewash. 

54

Lavin is up for the lineout and Grayson clears. Baabaas play on and earn a penalty just outside Saints' 22. O'Connor puts it into the corner for a lineout there. 

53

McParland boxes downfield off the lineout and Baabaas keep the ball in play. They send the crossfield over but Hendy tackles his opposite man into touch. Lineout Saints.

50

O'Connor spots space in behind Saints' line after the home side return the restart. But it heads into touch off a Baabaas boot as it bobbles towards the touchline. Lineout Saints in their own 22 now.

Try Baabaas

Wright breaks free of Saints' line and gathers his own chip to score in the corner.

48

Lonergan clears off the back of the scrum and Saints come forwards to halfway again. But the Baabaas turn the ball over there and play on.

47

Saints push forwards down the right but they're held up as they work into the 22. Scrum Baabaas there.

45

No conversion from Grayson out wide but O'Connor's restart doesn't go 10 metres. We come back for a Saints scrum on halfway. 

TRYYY HENDY!!

Saints are patient in attack, building the phases under the posts before the ball comes out to Hendy, with the fullback slipping through a gap to score on the left. 

41

McParland breaks down the left and has Pollock with him. The pair make it up to the Baabaas 22 and Saints have advantage coming there. Eventually we come back for it and Grayson puts it into the corner. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY

It's O'Connor who gets us restarted here at the Gardens.

Saints get on the ball and come forwards off the scrum but there's a knock on out wide and that's the end of the first half. 

39

There's a knock on there from Saints though and Baabaas will have the scrum with the last play of the half. 

39

Baabaas steal the lineout and charge forwards. O'Connor sends a hack through but Glister gets there. He feeds Seabrook who makes a run up to halfway. Saints earn a penalty there too and Grayson puts it into touch for a lineout on Baabaas 22. 

38

Overthrow at the lineout from Saints though and Baabaas gather. They push up to the 22 before R Longergan clears to touch. Lineout Saints.

36

There's a high tackle on Saints after Baabaas return the restart and Grayson sends the resulting penalty into the corner. 

Try Baabaas

It's a flowing attack from the Baabaas and it's Daunugu who eventually finishes the job.

33

Cruse comes forwards down the right but there's a knock on at the next phase and Baabaas scoop up the loose ball. 

32

Knock on from the Baabaas as they come forwards off the scrum and Saints will have the put in at this one.

31

Pollock is up for the lineout but as the ball comes wide it goes forwards. Scrum Baabaas.

30

R Lonergan clears on the restart and Saints have the lineout.

Try Baabaas

Baabaas come forwards again and push close before Neville dives over from close range.

27

Baabaas push forwards and make it into Saints' 22. They think they've scored but the referee Ian Tempest says it's held up. Goal line drop for Saints to restart.

26

Not straight at the lineout from Saints though and Baabaas choose the scrum. 

25

Moore-Aiono barges forwards off the back of the scrum and Saints are rewarded as Baabaas are found offside. Grayson puts the resulting penalty into touch for a lineout on the Baabaas' 22. 

24

Scrappy at the lineout though and Baabaas gather. Uru takes off and makes it to halfway before Garside takes him down. The Baabaas whip it wide again but there's a knock on into touch and Saints choose to scrum. 

21

Good shove from Saints and they earn the penalty for their efforts. Grayson puts it into the corner. 

21

Knock on from the Baabaas on the restart though and Saints will have the scrum. 

R Lonergan adds the extras from the tee too.

Try Baabaas

It's an intercept from Pietsch and he runs the distance to score under the posts.

19

Vukasinovic is up for the lineout and Saints play on.

17

R Lonergan's conversion comes off the left upright though and Saints will restart things.

Try Baabaas

R Lonergan takes the penalty quickly and Baabaas move the ball wide at speed for Wright to dive over in the corner.

16

Saints are dominant at the scrum but Baabaas get over the ball at the next phase and earn the penalty. 

15

Baabaas get up to steal the lineout and charge forwards into Saints' 22. But Pollock disrupts at the breakdown and forces a knock on. Scrum Saints.

14

Penalty Saints at the scrum and Grayson puts it into touch for a lineout on halfway. 

13

Saints lose control of the ball off the lineout and Baabas come forwards. But they knock on themselves just outside Saints' 22 and Saints have the scrum there. 

12

R Lonergan clears off the back of the scrum to find touch and Saints have the lineout again.

11

There's a knock on from Saints as they reach the five metre line though and we come back for the scrum. 

9

Advantage coming for Saints as there's a tackle off the ball and eventually we come back for it. Grayson puts this one into the corner. 

8

Saints earn the penalty at the breakdown just off the lineout though and Grayson sends the ball into touch for another lineout. 

8

R Lonergan clears to touch from the back of the lineout and Saints will throw in this time on halfway. 

7

Baabaas send the restart up and though they regather, scrappy ball out wide lands for Hendy. The fullback chips to himself but can't quite gather before it heads into touch in the corner. Lineout Baabaas.

And the scrum-half converts his own score from the tee too. 

Try Baabaas

It's the skipper R Lonergan who goes over after the away side whip the ball wide at pace before coming back inside with the final pass for the score. 

3

Saints get close but a pass goes loose and Baabaas clear. Hendy is back and though Saints push back up to the 22, Baabaas get over the ball there and earn the penalty. O'Connor sends it to touch for a lineout on halfway. 

2

Free kick Saints at the scrum and Braley takes it quickly. Saints push up to the five metre line now.

1

Knock on from the kick-off from the Baabaas and Saints will have the put in at the first scrum. 

HERE WE GO!

We're underway here for the first time this season at cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens – with Grayson getting us kicked off.

Starting LineupNorthampton Saints

14

Will Glister

11

Jake Garside

10

James Grayson

9

Callum Braley

1

Alex Waller

2

Tom Cruse

3

Paul Hill

4

Theo Vukasinovic

5

Geordie Irvine

7

Henry Pollock

8

Izaiha Moore-Aiono

SubsNorthampton Saints

16

Aston Gradwick-Light

17

Craig Wright

19

Callum Smyth

21

Kayde Sylvester

22

Reuben Logan

23

James Cherry

24

Henri Lavin

25

Archie McParland

26

Matthew Arden

27

Toby Thame

28

Oscar Daniel

29

Ewan Baker

Opposition Lineupbarbarians

15
Tom Wright
14
Lachlan Anderson
13
Filipo Daugunu
12
Hunter Paisami
11
Dylan Pietsch
10
James O'Connor
9
Ryan Lonergan
1
Tom Lambert
2
Lachlan Lonergan
3
Sam Talakai
4
Uwe Helu
5
Cadeyrn Neville
6
Lachlan Swinton
7
Seru Uru
8
Faulua Makisi

Subsbarbarians

16
Shunta Nakamura
17
Kenta Kobayashi
18
Harry Johnson-Holmes
19
Taichi Takahashi
20
Harry Wilson
21
Kaito Shigeno
22
Nicholas McCurran
23
Ryohei Yamanaka
Form Guide

Form

LWLWW

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