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Northampton Saints vs Leicester Tigers

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 24-10 Leicester

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 36-13 Leicester

Attendance

15,200

Referee

Matthew Carley

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
36

Summary

Full Time

Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
13
Northampton Saints
T
T
C
P
T
C
T
C
T
T
C
KOHTFT
Leicester Tigers
P
T
P
P

Time's up here and Mitchell comes forwards off the back of the scrum. He's close but held up over the line and that's the game!

79

Advantage coming for Saints and eventually we come back for it. Saints choose the scrum. 

79

A couple of resets but the scrum gets away this time and Saints push on.

76

Saints play from the scrum and Tuala chip through into space. Saints press but Tigers just get there first. Poor handling from the visitors though and Saints have the scrum.

75

Tigers knock on and Saints have the scrum. 

73

Saints collect the restart and come forwards again but knock on in the midfield. Scrum Tigers. 

Reinach is replaced by Mitchell as we restart.

Grayson...

... sends the touchline conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY DINGERS!!

Overthrow at the lineout from Tigers and Reinach is there, the ball comes wide quickly and Dingwall is over!

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70

Penalty Tigers at the lineout and Ford sends it to touch. Lineout Tigers on their own 22. 

69

White, who replaced Youngs in the build up, boxes from the back of the lineout and Saints play on. Naiyaravoro pushes forwards before the ball comes wide the other side for Collins. He dinks through to the corner. Lineout Tigers there. 

Gibson and Coles enter play, with Wood and Ratuniyarawa making way respectively. 

68

Grayson spots space in behind at sends the ball through. Lineout Tigers in their own 22. 

67

Saints come forwards from the lineout again and Proctor gets things up to the 22. Hutchinson feeds Ludlam out wide and Saints keep coming. 

Furbank makes way for Tuala as we set the lineout.

66

Overthrow at the lineout from Tigers and Grayson hacks it clear. Tigers return and Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout.

66

Overthrow at the lineout from Tigers and Grayson hacks it clear. Tigers return and Saints earn a penalty at the breakdown. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout.

Prop change for Saints: Van Wyk and Hill enter play with Waller and Painter making way.

64

Penalty Tigers at the breakdown though and Ford sends it to touch. Lineout Tigers on Saints' 22. 

63

We restart with a scrum and Saints are within Tigers' 22 instantly. They keep coming.

62

Saints play quickly from the back of the lineout but with men down where the ball's heading we pause the game. 

60

Free kick at the scrum and Saints go quickly. Reinach boxes high Worth is there but Furbank hits him quickly. Youngs boxes and Saints play on before Reinach sends it high again, it comes off a Tigers hand into touch and Saints have the lineout.

59

Reinach sends the ball high and Tigers collect. They push forwards but knock on there and Saints have the scrum. 

58

No conversion from Grayson out wide but Collins claims the restart and Saints play on.

TRYYYYYYY TC!!

Saints work close before the ball comes wide to Collins and the wing finishes the job!

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56

Overthrow Tigers at the lineout and Wood collects. Saints are close...

56

Hutchinson dinks the ball through Tigers' line and it bobbles into touch. Lineout Tigers. 

55

Tigers maul and Kalamafoni breaks away. Ford clears and Furbank is there. Saints play on.

54

Penalty Tigers at the scrum and Ford sends it downfield. Lineout Tigers just outside their own 22. 

53

Proctor comes forwards, beating several defenders before Harrison makes it up to the five metre line. There the ball comes forwards though and Tigers have the scrum. 

52

Tigers claim the restart and Ford clears. Naiyaravoro is there with Furbank and Collins outside him. Saints get up to Tigers' 22 and keep pushing. 

Ford...

... sends the kick through.

Yellow card for Moon as he slaps the ball out of Youngs' hands. Ford points to the posts with the resulting penalty. 

50

Scrappy at the lineout but Tigers keep the ball. They coming. 

48

Tigers inch forwards but scrappy handling sees Saints intercept and play on. Grayson sends it high and Saints chase, Tigers just get there first and clear before Furbank sends the ball into touch for a lineout near halfway. 

Change for Tigers: Youngs makes way for Kerr at hooker. 

45

Not straight at the lineout from Tigers and Saints have the scrum. 

44

Saints come forwards hard and the ball comes wide to Collins but he's pushed into touch. Lineout Tigers. 

43

The ball comes loose and Tigers clear but Furbank is there to do the same. Youngs clears to touch to end the aerial tennis and Saints has the lineout on halfway. 

42

Tigers maul but get nowhere and Youngs boxes. Collins there and he keeps it alive. Saints play on again. 

41

Furbank sends a chips through and it bobbles into touch perfectly. Lineout Tigers in their own 22. 

40

Tigers fumble the restart but manage to keep possession. Youngs boxes clear and Naiyaravoro is there. Saints play on.

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Grayson gets us back underway here at the Gardens!

Just enough time for the restart here but Reinach makes sure the ball heads straight into the Carlsberg Stand to end the half

Grayson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYY APIIIIIII!!!

Length of the field stuff from Saints! Naiyaravoro steams forwards and it's Ratuniyarawa on his shoulder to finish the job!

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38

Loose at lineout and Saints have the ball again. They play on.

37

Penalty Tigers at the lineout and Ford sends it to touch. Lineout Tigers just outside Saints' 22. 

36

Saints come forwards from the lineout before Grayson sends the ball through. Youngs returns and Grayson is there. Saints play on this time and work up to the halfway line but are penalised there. Ford sends it to touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

36

Saints work into the 22 but the ball comes loose and Tigers collect it. But Saints are on them in defence quickly and Youngs boxes and Saints collect this one. Grayson clears though and Tigers have the lineout back in their own half. 

35

Tigers look to maul but Saints push them back and Youngs boxes. Naiyaravoro is there and Saints play on.

34

Furbank slices through Tigers' line and Saints are up to the 22 now. Grayson sends a grubber through into the corner. Lineout Tigers there.

33

Overthrow at the lineout but Hutchinson collects the loose ball. Saints play on.

32

Waller gets over the ball and Saints have the penalty! Grayson sends it into touch for a lineout inside Tigers' half. 

31

Reinach boxes the restart and Tigers collect. They play on.

Grayson...

... nails the touchline conversion too!

TRYYYYY MATTY!!

It's a second for Proctor as Saints push hard and the ball comes wide to the centre for a great finish!

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27

Not straight at the lineout from Tigers and Saints have the scrum. 

26

Collins take the restart and Saints push on. Reinach boxes high and it just finds touch. Lineout Tigers near halfway. 

Grayson...

... sends the kick through to level things!

24

Youngs boxes the restart but Reinach pressures him and Waller takes it. The prop charges forwards into the 22 and Saints continue to pressure but have the penalty advantage which we come back for. Grayson points to the posts. 

Ford...

... sends the conversion through.

Try Tigers.

Eventually the pressure proves too much for Saints and Thompson gets over the line.

21

This time the maul breaks up and Saints start to defend on the try line.

21

Another penalty coming from the lineout for Tigers and we come back for that too. Ford sends it to the corner again.

20

Tigers maul from the lineout before Kalamofoni goes alone. He's brought down short but there's a penalty coming for Tigers and we come back for it. Ford sends it to the corner. 

Forsyth replaces Holmes for Tigers after the wing took a knock in the build up.

19

Collins clears the restart and Tigers have the lineout just inside Saints' 22.

Grayson...

... adds the conversion too!

TRYYYYYYY MATTY!!

It's his first try in Black, Green and Gold and it's a brilliant one! Reinach picks and goes from the scrum quickly and Proctor is there the slice through the remaining defenders to score!

Proctor.gif

TRYYYYYYY MATTY!!

It's his first try in Black, Green and Gold and it's a brilliant one! Reinach picks and goes from the scrum quickly and Proctor is there the slice through the remaining defenders to score!

Proctor.gif

Furbank returns from his HIA, with Tuala taking his place on the bench again.

16

Saints get close and though Tigers intercept, the next pass is forward and Saints have the scrum. 

15

Saints push up to Tigers' 22 quickly. Naiyaravoro bumps his way closer are Saints are up to the five metre line now.

15

Saints push up to Tigers' 22 quickly. Naiyaravoro bumps his way closer are Saints are up to the five metre line now.

14

Youngs boxes the restart and Saints have the lineout. 

Ford...

... sends the penalty through.

12

Penalty coming for Tigers and we come back for it eventually. Ford points to the posts. 

11

Taute breaks through off the back of the lineout for Tigers but Reinach is there to take him down. Tigers push in Saints' 22 now.

10

Penalty Tigers at the scrum this time though and Ford sends it to touch. 

10

Tigers maul but Saints hold them up and earn the scrum. 

9

Youngs boxes from the lineout and Collins takes the lineout quickly but as the ball comes wide it finds touch. Lineout Tigers. 

8

Smooth at the lineout this time and Saints come forwards. Grayson nudges the ball through to the corner and Tigers have the lineout but back in their own 22. 

7

Scrappy at the lineout and Kalamafoni collects it. Youngs clears but it goes straight out and Saints have the lineout again. 

6

Penalty Saints at the scrum and Grayson sends it to the corner. 

6

Not straight at the lineout and Saints have the scrum. 

6

Ford doesn't find touch and Saints come forwards. Hutchinson finds Proctor and Saints are nearly up to halfway. Proctor's pass finds Holmes but the centre pushes him into touch and Saints have the lineout.

Furbank leaves for a HIA with Tuala replacing him.

5

Harrison breaks the line and charges over the halfway line. Saints continue to push and earn a penalty there. But the TMO intervenes and Ratuniyarawa is penalised for a late hit. Referee Carley reverses the penalty and Ford sends it to touch. 

5

Harrison breaks the line and charges over the halfway line. Saints continue to push and earn a penalty there. But the TMO intervenes and Ratuniyarawa is penalised for a late hit. Referee Carley reverses the penalty and Ford sends it to touch. 

4

Moon steals the lineout and Saints play on. 

3

Penalty Tigers. Harrison is over the ball but Saints are penalised for not rolling away. Ford sends it to touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

2

Reinach boxes again and Tigers just get there first. They play on.

1

Naiyaravoro takes the restart and Saints push forwards. Reinach boxes and Tigers collect. Saints push them back over the halfway line and Youngs sends the ball high. Tigers scramble to recover the ball but Saints turn over.

HERE WE GO!!

Ford gets us started here at Franklin's Gardens - Derby Day is on!

HERE WE GO!!

Ford gets us started here at Franklin's Gardens - Derby Day is on!

Opposition LineupLeicester Tigers

15
George Worth
14
Jonny May
13
Manu Tuilagi
12
Jaco Taute
11
Jonah Holmes
10
George Ford
9
Ben Youngs
1
Ellis Genge
2
Tom Youngs
3
Dan Cole
4
Tomas Lavanini
5
Calum Green
6
Harry Wells
7
Guy Thompson
8
Sione Kalamafoni

SubsLeicester Tigers

16
Jake Kerr
17
Facundo Gigena
18
Nephi Leatigaga
19
Sam Lewis
20
Jordan Coghlan
21
Ben White
22
Noel Reid
23
Andy Forsyth
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Northampton Saints
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11
Leicester Tigers
Leicester TigersLEI510466133-67516004
Form Guide

Form

WWWLL

Last match

Lost to Leinster 21-50

Past meeting

Won 36-13
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
36
Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
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