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Match

Northampton Saints vs Worcester Warriors

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 28-10 Worcester

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 38-10 Worcester

Attendance

14,035

Referee

Christophe Ridley

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
38

Summary

Full Time

Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors
10
Northampton Saints
T
C
T
C
T
C
T
C
P
T
C
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Worcester Warriors
P
T
C

80

Last play and Mitchell sends the ball into the Church's Stand to end the final game at the Gardens this season!

79

Worcester come forwards but Weir's pass finds touch and Saints have the lineout. 

79

The ball heads wide the other way but it comes forwards. Scrum Worcester.

78

Mitchell gets the ball from the base of the scrum and it comes wide quickly. Saints play on.

76

Mitchell takes Worcester's attempt at a cross field kick but he's pushed into touch. Worcester play on but are pinged for a for forward pass. Scrum Saints.

75

Worcester play on from the lineout Te'o sets Adams free. He's up to the Saints 22 before he's taken down. Worcester play on.

74

Slow progress for Saints as they push but the ball comes forwards. Worcester play on and earn the penalty. Weir sends it to touch.

72

Mitchell goes alone, Hutchinson is with him. Coles and Gibson link up and Saints are pushing in Worcester's 22 now.

Onojaife takes to the field for his first Premiership appearance, with Lawes taking his leave.

69

Saints come forwards form the lineout but Worcester pressure well to hold them out of the 22. Biggar sends the cross field over but Worcester get there first and clear. Lineout Saints.

Marshall, Waller and Franks take their leave of the pitch for the final time this season, with Ma'asi, Van Wyk and Hill taking to the field. 

68

Worcester play on from the scrum but Lawes gets over the ball and earns the penalty. Francis sends it into touch. 

Tuala makes way for Pisi as he takes to the Gardens turf for the final time.

66

Knock on from Worcester and Saints play on. Mitchell and Ludlam work their way up to halfway but there the ball comes forwards and Worcester will have the scrum. 

65

Worcester have an advantage coming and eventually we come back for it. Weir sends it into the corner. 

64

Scrappy at the lineout but Saints keep the ball. Mitchell boxes clear and Adams is there. Worcester come forwards and earn the penalty as Saints are penalised for being offside. Weir sends it to touch.

63

Francis sends the penalty into touch for a Saints lineout.

Biggar is replaced by Francis as we take penalty.

62

Scrum Worcester as Saints knock the ball on but Ludlam gets over the ball and earns the penalty. 

Ludlam and Mitchell enter the field with Harrison and Reinach leaving the pitch at the Gardens for the final time this season.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through once again!

TRYYYYYYY REECE!!

Saints maul and it charges over the line, Marshall is as the base to dot down!

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57

Wood takes the lineout and Biggar chips over the top. Burrell and Tuala are in chase but Hougaard gets there first. Weir clears but gets the ball nowhere and Saints have the lineout in Worcester's five metre line. 

56

Worcester look to come wide but Burrell puts in a huge hit to stop that. Heaney boxes clear and Saints have the lineout.

55

Harrison take the lineout and Saints push forwards. But they knock the ball on and Worcester have the scrum. 

54

Lawes takes the lineout and Saints push forwards but Weir intercepts and the ball comes wide to Hougaard. Naiyaravoro pushes him into touch though and Saints will have the lineout inside Worcester's 22. 

53

Naiyaravoro is off! He charges down the left and Reinach is with him. Burrell takes the offload from the scrum-half but is taken down. Saints have the penalty though and Biggar sends the ball into the corner. 

Biggar...

... sends the penalty through to extend Saints' lead.

50

Worcester look to move quickly but shots from Biggar and Lawes slow them. Te'o looks to offload and the ball finds Hutchinson. Reinach and Collins work their way up to the Worcester 22 before Saints earn a penalty for a high tackle. Biggar points to the posts. 

49

Worcester secure the ball at the lineout and have an advantage coming. We come back for it and Weir sends it into touch for a lineout inside Saints' half. 

48

Penalty Worcester at the scrum. Weir sends it to touch. Lineout Worcester just outside their own 22. 

47

The ball comes within inches but it's lost forwards by Saints and Worcester have the scrum.

46

Saints keep pushing and work their way up to the five metre line eventually. They're still pushing. 

45

Biggar sends the ball into the corner and Saints have the lineout inside Worcester's 22.

44

Reinach boxes clear and Pennell takes it but Marshall gets over the ball and Saints have the penalty. 

43

Reinach gets the ball comes the scrum quickly and it's soon wiped wide. But the ball comes forwards off Saints hands and Worcester play on. Pennell clears and Tuala is there. Saints play on. 

42

Forward pass from Worcester as the ball comes wide though and Saints will have this scrum. 

41

The ball comes back Saints' way at the restart and they play on. But they are held up and Worcester have the scrum. 

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Biggar gets us back underway here at the Gardens. 

Time is now up and Worcester knock on at the lineout to send the game into half-time.

39

Just enough time for a restart here at the Gardens and Worcester earn a penalty as Saints are found offside. Weir sends it into touch.

Weir...

... sends the conversion through too. 

Try Worcester.

Te'o races through after Worcester's forwards get the ball close. 

38

Penalty Worcester at the scrum. Weir sends it into the corner. 

37

Saints knock on as the ball comes loose and Worcester have the scrum. 

36

With both sides back to full strength as Hougaard returns from the sin bin, Saints scrum. Biggar sends the cross field over for Naiyaravoro but Pennell just gets there first. Worcester play on. 

36

Saints strip the ball in the air and come forwards, Worcester knock on though and Saints will have the scrum. 

35

Worcester maul but get nowhere and bring the ball out. 

34

Worcester maul the lineout but bring the ball out as Saints hold them. But Worcester earn a penalty at the ruck as Saints fail to roll away. Weir sends the ball into touch but it hits the corner flag to stay in. Naiyaravoro takes a run but Reinach's foot is in touch as he looks to get the ball away. Lineout Worcester.

33

Biggar takes and clears the restart. Lineout Worcester on halfway.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion over too!

TRYYYYY WOOD!!!

Bonus point time! Coles plays scrum-half and feeds Wood who barrels over the line for Saints' fourth!

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30

Free kick Saints and they go quickly. They're up to the 22 now and pushing. 

29

Scrum Saints says the TMO.

29

Solid scrum and Reinach gets the ball away quickly. Collins is nearly through but Worcester knock the ball on. We're with the TMO to see if it's deliberate. 

28

Weir's restart goes straight out and Saints have the scrum on halfway. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through once more!

TRYYYYYY TAQELE!!

Reinach whips the ball away and Naiyaravoro bulldozes his way to the line once more!

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26

Biggar sends the resulting penalty into the corner and Saints maul forwards from the lineout. 

Worcester take the restart and Heaney boxes. Tuala is there and he finds Naiyaravoro. The ball comes wide quickly and Hutchinson gets Saints up to the 22. But he's stripped illegally and Hougaard is sent to the sin bin. 

Weir...

... sends this kick through to get Worcester's scoring started.

24

Penalty Worcester at the breakdown. Weir points too the posts. 

23

Te'o gets Worcester up to Saints' 22 as he dinks his way through. Worcester play on in Saints' 22 now.

21

Naiyaravoro takes the restart and Reinach boxes clear. Naiyaravoro tackles Pennell who takes it but Worcester play on. 

HIA reverse for Saints, Reinach returns and Mitchell goes back to the bench. 

Biggar...

... sends the touchline conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY TAQELE!!!

They don't need the penalty because when the ball comes wide to Naiyaravoro he steamrollers his way over!

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19

Wood takes the lineout and Saints maul forwards, there's and advantage coming but they play on. 

18

Penalty Saints at the scrum again and Biggar sends it into the corner again.

17

Worcester look to maul but Saints hold them up and earn the scrum. 

16

Saints maul at the lineout and Mitchell feeds Naiyaravoro who gets the ball closer but the ball comes forwards in the next phase and Saints are found offside. Weir sends the penalty into touch for a lineout just outside their own 22. 

15

Penalty Saints at the scrum. Biggar sends it into the corner.

14

Free kick Worcester at the scrum again and they opt for the scrum once more. 

13

Free kick Worcester and they choose the scrum. 

11

Weir sends the penalty into touch and Worcester take the ball at the lineout. They look to maul  and make it up to Saints' 22 before bringing the ball out. Weir drinks through and Tuala is there. He clears and Pennell returns it. Biggar sends it high and though Worcester fumble it, it's deemed to have come forwards off Saints and Worcester have the scrum. 

HIA for Reinach as he takes a huge hit in the build up, Mitchell takes his place for now. 

10

Marshall puts in a huge hit to push Worcester back into their own 22  and Heaney boxes clear. Biggar takes it and Saints play on but concede a penalty at the breakdown.

9

22 drop for Saints then and Biggar sends it high. Pennell is there and Worcester come forwards.

8

Weir...

... sends the penalty wide. 

7

Advantage coming for Worcester and eventually we come back for it. Weir points to the posts. 

6

Heaney boxes clear and Saints play on. But the ball just comes out of Gibson's grasp and Worcester play on. 

5

Naiyaravoro takes the restart and Saints play on. Reinach clears eventually and Worcester will have the lineout back at halfway. 

HIA for Humphreys on the Worcester side, Heaney replaces him.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYYY LUTHER!!!

He wasn't going to go out without one!! Burrell runs it in from outside the 22 and scores just left of the posts!

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3

Overthrow at the lineout and Worcester collect it. Hougaard boxes again and Saints will have the lineout just outside the Worcester 22. 

2

Worcester maul from the lineout but Saints hold them and Hougaard boxes clear. Naiyaravoro takes it and Saints play on before earning a penatly. Biggar sends it into the corner. 

1

Lawes takes the kick-off and Biggar sends the ball skyward. Collins gets there but knocks the ball on. Worcester kick the ball away though and Reinach clears downfield. Lineout Worcester inside their own 22.

HERE WE GO!

Saints' last outing at Franklin's Gardens this season is on!

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Opposition LineupWorcester Warriors

15
Chris Pennell
14
Perry Humphreys
13
Francois Venter
12
Ben Te'o
11
Josh Adams
10
Duncan Weir
9
Francois Hougaard
1
Ethan Waller
2
Niall Annett
3
Nick Schonert
4
Anton Bresler
5
Darren Barry
6
Cornell Du Preez
7
Sam Lewis
8
Gerrit-Jan Van Velze

SubsWorcester Warriors

16
Jack Singleton
17
Callum Black
18
Gareth Milasinovich
19
Michael Fatialofa
20
Andrew Kitchener
21
Ted Hill
22
Michael Heaney
23
Jono Lance
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Worcester Warriors
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Form Guide

Form

LWWWL

Last match

Lost to Exeter Chiefs 21-40

Past meeting

Won 38-10
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
38
Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors
10