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Saracens vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saracens 29-3 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saracens 36-17 Saints

Attendance

9,729

Referee

Luke Pearce

Saracens
Saracens
36

Summary

Full Time

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
17
Saracens
T
C
T
T
C
T
T
T
KOHTFT
Northampton Saints
P
T
C
T
C

But with time up, Goode sends the ball in to touch to end the game. 

79

Hutchinson is through and Gibson is with him. But the back rower's offload finds Kellaway just in touch. Lineout Saracens inside their own 22. 

78

Saints then turn over and start to go again. 

77

Saints use the ball quickly and is comes wide fast. Reinach is nearly through but Saints keep coming on the halfway line. Marshall picks and goes but is isolated and Saracens turn the ball over. 

75

Scrappy ball from Saracens pushes them back and then they knock the ball on. Kellaway looks to clear but we come back for the scrum. 

74

Saracens look to maul but get nowhere and Wigglesworth is forced to use it. They come wide but Saints hold them well. 

73

But Saracens get over the ball and earn a penalty. Goode sends it to touch. 

72

Saints attack again and Wood is through but his offload finds Kpoku's hands. Saracens clear and Kellaway is there. He feeds Collins who darts up to halfway and Saints attack again.

71

Saracens try to maul from the lineout but Saints hold them well. They should have the scrum but backchat from Saracens earns them the penalty. Furbank sends it to touch. 

69

Penalty Saracens at the scrum and Goode clears to touch. Lineout Saracens on Saints' 22.

68

Collins is away from the restart and Saints are attacking inside Saracens' half quickly. But Hutchinson's offload comes forwards and Saracens have the scrum.

Hutchinson...

... sends the conversion over too!

TRYYYYYY LEWIS!!!

Burrell breaks on halfway, Hutchinson is with him and he offloads to Ludlam out wide, who scores!!

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67

But Saints press on and are back up to the halfway line quickly.

67

But Saints knock on and Saracens collect the loose ball. They clear and though Furbank is there he's taken down quickly.

66

Moon is up for the lineout and Saints come forwards quickly. They're over the 22 line now and pushing still.

65

Saints earn the penalty at the breakdown and Furbank clears long. Lineout Saints on Saracens' 22. 

Wood replaces Brüssow as we set the lineout.

63

Saints turn over the ball close to the line and Reinach clears well. Lineout Saracens.

62

Saracens come forwards from the lineout but Saints defend hard.

Kellaway and Waller enter play, with Van Wyk and the sin binned Mitchell making way.

61

Saracens have the advantage coming as Saints are penalised for a high tackle. Goode sends it to the corner.

60

Saints work hard at the restart to keep the ball and Reinach clears well. Malins is there though and he runs forwards. 

Moon replaces Ribbans as we restart.

Hutchinson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYY REECE!!

The maul makes it over the line this time and it's Marshall who grounds the ball!

58

Saints maul forwards from the lineout and earn a penalty there as Saracens are found offside. Furbank sends the the corner again.

Reinach replaces Pisi as the sin bin is over.

56

Saracens disrupt the lineout though and play on. But Van Wyk gets over the ball and earns Saints a penalty. They take it quickly and soon have another advantage coming. We come back for it. Furbank sends it into the corner again.

55

Eventually we come back for the advantage and Furbank sends the ball into the corner.

54

Loose ball at the lineout and Ribbans collects it. He darts forwards and Saints are up to Saracens' 22 quickly. They've got a penalty advantage coming too.

53

Saints turn over the ball themselves though and Hutchinson chips over the top but Saracens just get there first. They come forwards, racing down the right but can't collect the loose ball and Furbank clears well. Lineout Saracens back on halfway.

52

Spencers boxes the restart clears and Furbank is there. He darts forwards to the halfway line before Pisi has a go. Saints continue to attack but Furbank has the ball ripped from his hands and Saracens play on.

Fish makes way for Marshall as we get underway.

Penalty Try Saracens.

Mitchell is deemed to have tackled without and arms as Spencer goes over and he's sent to the sin bin, with referee Luke Pearce getting under the posts for the penalty try.

50

Saracens look to use the ball quickly but Saints' defence holds them. But Saints concede a penalty there and Spencer takes it quickly. He thinks he's over but we're with the TMO.

49

Ratuniyarawa is there for the lineout and Saints whip the ball wide quickly. But Brüssow is ripped in a tackle and Goode hacks the ball through. Furbank gets there and clears but Saracens have a lineout on Saints' 22.

47

Saracens come off the resulting lineout quickly. Tompkins darts through and nearly gets to the try line but Ludlam gets over the ball and earns Saints the penalty. Furbank clears to touch. Lineout Saints on halfway. 

46

Saints make it up to Saracens' 22 but there they're turned over and Goode clears. Burrell is there and he returns it. Maitland collects but Saints pressure well to hold them there. Spencer boxes though Pisi is there he knocks on into touch.

45

Burrell intercepts and Hutchinson is with him. The centre makes it into Saracen's half before feeding Furbank, Saints are attacking again now.

44

It's slow progress but Saracens inch closer to Saints' 22.

44

It's slow progress but Saracens inch closer to Saints' 22.

43

Saracens take the ball at the lineout though and make it over halfway just after.

42

Saints work hard and earn a turn over just after the scrum and they come forwards. And they earn a penalty as Clark neck rolls Ludlam. Furbanks sends it to touch.

41

Mitchell takes the restart and clears well. Saracens have the lineout near halfway but Saints knock on there and the home side have the scrum just inside Saints' half. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Goode gets us restarted at Allianz Park.

Earl scoops the ball from the base of the scrum and Saracens push out of their own 22. But with time up, Goode sends the ball into the stands to end the half.

38

Saints get close but Mitchell fumbles the ball close to the line and Saracens will have the scrum. 

37

Good pressure at the restart from Saints and Spencer clears. Saints somehow get hold of the ball though and are attacking in Saracens' 22 again with an advantage coming. Eventually we come back for it and Furbank sends the ball to the corner. Burrell returns from the sin bin as we reset.

36

Spencer...

... sends the conversion wide though.

Try Saracens.

The home side maul forwards from the lineout and the ball gets over the line. 

34

Saracens get over the ball and earn a penalty though and Spencer sends it to the corner.

33

Saints use the ball quickly and work out of their own 22. Mitchell clears well and Malins has to jog back for it. He runs to the line but Van Wyk slows his progress. Saracens still in possession but Strettle chips over to Mitchell and Saints play on again.

31

A good shove from Saints but Saracens keep the ball. They come forwards but knock the ball on. Scrum Saints.

29

No conversion from Spencer and Saints pressure well at the restart. Spencer sends the ball wide and Saracens shoot up the right. They're up to Saints' 22 again and there they earn a penalty at the breakdown. Saracens opt for the scrum.

Try Saracens.

The ball comes wide to Maitland and with a gap in Saints' line, he makes the most of it for Saracens' fourth.

28

Saracens opt for the scrum with the resulting penalty and they use the ball quickly. 

Burrell is found offside and after multiple warnings to Saints, the centre takes ten minutes in the sin bin.

26

Disruption at the lineout again from Saints but Saracens just hold on to the ball. 

25

Ludlam works hard and earns a turnover. Mitchell clears well and Saracens will have the lineout but back outside Saints' 22. 

24

Another penalty at the lineout and another kick to the corner for Saracens. This time Saints disrupt the ball but Saracens do keep possession. They begin to build the phases on Saints' line.

23

Saracens maul from the lineout and have the advantage coming should they need it. Eventually we come back for it and Goode sends it to the corner again.

22

Saracens come forwards and earn a penalty at the breakdown just after as Saints are penalised for not rolling. Goode sends the ball into touch again for a lineout within Saints' 22. 

21

Saints maul forwards from the lineout before sends the ball to the midfield. There though, Saracens get over the ball and earn a penalty. Goode sends the ball into touch for a lineout on halfway.

Hill and Dingwall leave the field as we set the lineout, with Franks and Burrell entering the game. 

19

But as Hutchinson looks to chip through the ball catches a Saracens leg. The home side collect and play on before Spencer boxes clear again. Furbank is there though and Saints play on. They earn a penalty as Clark puts in a high tackle on Furbank and the latter sends to touch.

18

Saracens knock the restart on and Saints come forwards once more. They're up to the 22 now and pushing.

Spencer...

... sends the conversion through.

Try Saracens.

The home side force a knock on and play on with the loose ball. They work another overlap out wide and this time it's Strettle over the line out wide.

15

Furbank sends a cross field over but Saracens just get there first. They come forwards within their own half but Saints pressure well and Spencer boxes clear. Furbank is there and Saints play on again.

14

Ribbans disrupts at the lineout but Saracens keep it. They box clear and Collins is there. Saints play on.

13

Saracens get the ball away but we come back for a penalty against Saints at the scrum. Spencer clears to touch for a lineout on Saracens' 22. 

12

Saints do well but Fish just knocks on as he goes into contact and Saracens have the scrum. 

11

Free kick as Saracens go early and Saints take it quickly. They work up to the five metre line and are still pushing.

11

Saracens knock the restart on and Saints will have the scrum. 

10

Spencer...

... sends the conversion wide though.

Try Saracens.

The home side have the advantage coming but they don't need it as they work the overlap out wide again. Tompkins the man over the line.

9

Ratuniyarawa gets up for the restart but Saracens get there first. They're attacking on Saints' 22 again now.

Hutchinson...

... sends the kick through to get Saints off the mark. 

7

But Saints have the advantage and we come back for it and Hutchinson points to the posts. 

6

Gibson nearly breaks out wide and Saints are pushing into Saracens' 22 now.

5

Saracens take the restart and Skelton barges forwards. But Ludlam turns the ball over and Saints come forwards again.

Spencer...

... sends the conversion over too.

Try Saracens.

Maitland gets over in the corner as Saracens stretch Saints defence.

2

Solid scrum from Saints and Saracens use it quickly. Wray breaks through the middle through and Saracens are inside Saints' half and then 22 asa Maitland takes a run. 

1

Mitchell clears the restart well and Saracens have the lineout back near halfway.

1

Saints get close but are held up in a maul and Saracens will have the first scrum. 

0

Pisi takes hold of the loose ball at the kick-off and Saints are attacking in Saracens' 22 early doors.

HERE WE GO!

Saracens v Saints is on!

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Opposition LineupSaracens

15
Max Malins
14
Dave Strettle
13
Nick Tompkins
12
Bradley Barritt
11
Sean Maitland
10
Alex Goode
9
Ben Spencer
1
Richard Barrington
2
Tom Woolstencroft
3
Christian Judge
4
Will Skelton
5
Nick Isiekwe
6
Calum Clark
7
Ben Earl
8
Jackson Wray

SubsSaracens

16
Joe Gray
17
Titi Lamositele
18
Vincent Koch
19
Joel Kpoku
20
Schalk Burger
21
Richard Wigglesworth
22
Alex Lozowski
23
Matthew Gallagher
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Saracens
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Northampton Saints
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Form Guide

Form

WWLLL

Last match

Lost to Leinster 26-34

Past meeting

Won 23-9
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Saracens
Saracens
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
17