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Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Leicester 3-20 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Leicester 15-29 Saints

Attendance

Not available

Referee

Wayne Barnes

Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
15

Summary

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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
29
Leicester Tigers
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Northampton Saints
P
T
C
T
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Penalty Tigers as Saints a pinged for a high tackle. Ford sends it to touch but it doesn't reach. Collins is there he whips the ball wide to Kellwaway looking for the bonus point score but the replacement winger is pushed into touch and that ends the game. Saints win at Welford Road for a second year running!

79

No conversion from Ford and we've just enough time for a restart. 

Try Tigers.

The maul made it over and it's Youngs who dots the ball down.

79

Into the corner again and Tigers think they're over. We're up with the TMO to see if they are...

Tigers maul from the lineout. Yellow card for Gibson as the maul comes down before the line. 

78

Eventually we come back to it and Ford sends it into the corner. 

77

Tigers try to come forwards but Saints' defence holds. Ford breaks through and makes it up to the 22. Tigers have the advantage coming now.

76

Tigers rip the ball though and work back to the halfway line quickly. 

75

Moon is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards. Mitchell boxes and Tigers get there but it's scrappy. They send it back to Mitchell and Saints play on.

74

Penalty Saints at the scrum! And Francis sends it into touch for a lineout on the halfway line. 

Final substitution for Saints as Craig replaces Ratuniyarawa as we get the scrum set. 

74

But there they knock on and Saints will have the scrum. 

73

Tigers use the ball atet eh scrum and get it wide quickly. They work their way up to Saints' 22 and are still pushing.

72

Mitchell boxes clear and Marshall takes Olowofela out quickly. Tigers chip over the top but Saints get to the loose ball. But Saints knock on just after and Tigers will have the scrum. 

71

Biggar intercepts though and Saints play on. 

70

Mitchell boxes clear and Tigers get there. The home side try to come forwards but Saints hold them on the halfway line for now. 

69

Tigers try to send a cross field over but it sails into touch. Lineout Saints. 

Mitchell and Kellaway enter play as we restart, with Reinach and Tuala making way. 

Ford...

... converts his own score too. 

Try Tigers.

The home side get through the gap and Ford scores.

65

Tigers work up to Saints' 22 and have an advantage coming. They're up to the five metre now. 

65

Penalty Tigers at the breakdown though and they send it to touch. 

64

Franks steals the lineout but Tigers get the ball back quickly. White - who replaced Harrison in the last play - boxes clear. Saints collect and play on

63

Solid at the scrum from Saints and the ball comes wide. Tuala comes forwards out wide but is pushed into touch. Lineout Tigers on their own five metre.

HIA for Brüssow and Wood enters play. 

62

Gibson is up for the lien out and Saints come forwards again. 

Franks replaces Hill as we set the lineout. 

60

Tigers try to maul but get nowhere and Harrison boxes clear. Lineout Saints. 

59

Knock on Tigers and Saints play on. Brüssow charges over the halfway line. Biggar sends the ball through a gap and it finds touch. Lineout Tigers but back in their own 22. 

58

Free kick Tigers at the scrum as Saints push early. Ford sends the ball up and Biggar is there. He returns it before Ford does the same. Tuala ends the aerial tennis though and sends the ball into touch. Lineout Tigers back in their own half. 

Furbank replaces Naiyaravoro as we set the scrum. 

57

No try says Barnes as the last pass is deemed forwards. We come back for a scrum on Tigers' 22. 

57

Waller breaks, Moon is there and Biggar races forwards to get over the line. We're with the TMO to see if it's a try...

57

Overthrown from Tigers at the lineout and Saints come forwards. They're up to halfway now. 

56

Penalty Tigers at the lineout and Ford sends it into touch. Lineout Tigers on Saints' 22. 

56

Intercept from Reinach and he's away. Aspland-Robinson is there though and Reinach hacks through to touch. Lineout Tigers back in their own half. 

56

Reinach sends the box kick up and Tigers just get there first. They play on. 

56

Naiyaravoro is there for the restart and Harrison breaks out of the 22 just after. Saints play on.

Biggar...

... sends the kick through once again.

56

Gibson is up for the lineout and Saints earn a penalty just after. Biggar points to the posts.

53

Penalty Saints at the restart and Biggar sends the ball into touch. Lineout Saints.

Biggar...

... sends the kick through from in front of the posts!

Penalty Saints at the breakdown as they're inches out and Dan Cole heads to the sin bin too. Biggar points to the posts with the resulting penalty. 

50

Saints maul forwards before Reinach brings the ball out. They're close now. 

49

Moon charges forwards off the lineout and Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown just after. Biggar sends into the corner. 

48

Penalty Saints at the lineout and Biggar sends it to touch. Lineout Saints on the halfway. 

47

Tuala gest Saints over the halfway line but somehow Tigers are allowed to turn the ball over. They hack the ball ahead and Saints will have a lineout just outside their own 22. 

46

Tigers come forwards but knock the ball on and Saints have the scrum. 

Biggar...

... sends the ball through to start the second half scoring.

44

Penalty Saints at the breakdown as Tigers fail to roll and Biggar points to the posts. 

43

Free kick Saints as Tigers push early and Reinach takes it quickly. Saints come forwards.

And Toomua replaced Eastmond for Tigers as we got back underway. 

Waller replaced Van Wyk as we restart here at Welford Road. 

42

But Tuilagi loses the ball forwards at Saints will have the scrum just inside the home half. 

41

Thompson is up for the restart and Tigers earn a penalty at the breakdown just after. Lineout Tigers on the halfway line. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Saints are three tries to the good as Biggar gets us back underway. 

Penalty Saints at the scrum and that's there half!

40

Tigers earns a penalty at the scrum and they opt for another.

40

Penalty Tigers at the breakdown and opt for the scrum.

40

May comes forwards out wide but Saints take him down. Tigers are up to the five metre now.

40

Just enough time for a restart but Tigers just get to the short ball first. They play on.

39

Biggar...

... sends the conversion wide from the touchline though.

TRYYYYY TC!!

It's a second for Collins as Saints continue to pressure in Tigers' 22!

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36

Tigers just keep the lineout and Harrison boxes clear. Saints work their way back up to the halfway line quickly. Harrison breaks and works his way up the Tigers 22. Saint keep coming.

35

Ratuniyarawa is there for the restart and Biggar chips through to touch. Lineout Tigers back on their own 22. 

Biggar...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYYYY TC!!!

Hutchinson breaks and Collins is there to run the final yards!!

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33

Harrison boxes clear though and Biggar is there. Saints play on.

32

The ball comes wide to Tuala and Saints are inside Tigers'22 again but he's isolated and gets turned over. Tigers play on.

31

Reinach clears the restart and Olowofela is there. He sends it skyward to and Saints come forwards.

Biggar...

... sends the resulting penalty through too!

Tigers look to maul but get nowhere. Harrison boxes and Naiyaravoro is there. Saints come forwards and Brüssow is through.  And Tigers are penalised there too, with Williams heading to the sin bin.

28

Francis hacks the ball through and though Gibson is in chase it finds the touchline first. Lineout Tigers on their own 22. 

28

Saints come forwards and make it up to the halfway line quickly. They keep coming.

27

Tigers come forwards but knock on and Saints will have the scrum. 

25

Saints comes forwards off lineout but knock the ball on as they get up to the five metre. Ford clears it but Collins keeps it in. Francis and Hutchinson come forwards but the latter is penalised for holding on. Ford sends the ball into touch for a lineout back in Saints' half. 

23

Harrison boxes the restart and Tigers somehow get it back. Ford clears and Naiyaravoro is there. And Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown just after. Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout on Tigers' 22. 

Ford...

... sends the ball through.

20

Tigers look to maul the lineout but Saints hold them. The ball comes out and Cole gets close but Reinach denies him. The ball comes wide but Tuala gets to the ball and hacks it ahead. Ford points to the posts. 

19

Penalty Tigers just after the lineout and Ford sends it into the corner. 

18

Tigers have an advantage coming and eventually we come back for it. Lineout Tigers in Saints' 22. 

16

Aspland-Robinson comes forwards out wide but Reinach pushes him into touch before the line. Biggar clears from the resulting lineout and the Tigers winger uses the ball quickly. The home side play on.

15

Genge tries to charges forwards off the lineout but Saints hold him. Tigers keep pushing on the five metre line though.

14

Gibson is up for the lineout and Harrison charges forwards. Biggar sends it up and Thompson is there. Tigers earn a penalty at the breakdown as Saints are penalised for not rolling and Ford sends it touch. Lineout Tigers in Saints' 22. 

13

Tigers keep the ball at the lineout and try to come forwards. Tuilagi chips through into space and Saints have the lineout inside their own 22. 

12

Van Wyk rips the ball in a tackle and Tuala comes forwards. Reinach boxes clear and Tigers will have the lineout just outside Saints' 22. 

11

Youngs breaks through to get Tigers up to the 22 and they keep coming.

9

Scrappy at the base of this scrum but Tigers keep the ball. Kitchener comes forwards but Saints bring him down. Tigers continue to push. 

8

Free kick Tigers at the scrum and they opt to scrum again.

7

No conversion from Biggar but Naiyaravoro collects the restart again. Francis breaks free on the left before Tuala comes forwards on the right. But there Saints are deemed to have knocked on and Tigers have the scrum. 

TRYYYYYY COBUS!!!

Collins comes flying forwards in space and Reinach is the man in his shoulder when the offload comes!!

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5

Ford sends it high again and Naiyaravoro is there. Saints play on and Gibson charges forwards up the right. Saints come forwards again. 

4

Reinach boxes himself and Tigers get there. Ford sends it high and Reinach is there. He finds Naiyaravoro who comes forwards but his offload finds Tigers hands.

3

Tuala collects the kick and returns is Thompson is there and Tigers play on. Saints defend well though and Harrison boxes clear. Collins is there and Saints play on.

2

Overthrow from Tigers and Reinach is on it. He chips forwards and chases his own kick. Tigers just get there first but Gibson charges down the clearing kick and the ball goes dead. 22 drop Tigers.

1

Biggar clears the restart well after Tigers rush up in defence. Lineout Tigers.

HERE WE GO!

Derby Day is on for the third time this season!

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Opposition LineupLeicester Tigers

15
Jordan Olowofela
14
Sam Aspland-Robinson
13
Manu Tuilagi
12
Kyle Eastmond
11
Jonny May
10
George Ford
9
Sam Harrison
1
Ellis Genge
2
Tom Youngs
3
Dan Cole
4
Will Spencer
5
Graham Kitchener
6
Mike Williams
7
Brendon O'Connor
8
Guy Thompson

SubsLeicester Tigers

16
Jake Kerr
17
Facundo Gigena
18
Joe Heyes
19
Harry Wells
20
Michael Fitzgerald
21
Ben White
22
Matt Toomua
23
Gareth Owen
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Northampton Saints
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10
Leicester Tigers
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Form Guide

Form

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Last match

Beat Leicester 29-15

Past meeting

Won 29-15
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Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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