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Wasps vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Wasps 10-14 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Wasps 31-35 Saints

Attendance

12,715

Referee

Matthew Carley

Wasps
Wasps
31

Summary

Full Time

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
35
Wasps
P
T
C
T
C
T
C
T
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Northampton Saints
T
C
T
C
C
T
C
C

80

The clock hits zero and the ball is back to Biggar to send into the crowd!

YESSSSSS!!

79

It's up the jumper as the clock enters the final 30 seconds...

79

Ratuniyarawa and Hutchinson break from the restart and Saints push on the halfway line. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!!

77

TRYYYYYYYY BIG T!!!

YES! It's a charge off the scrum that gets them close before it comes back wide to Naiyaravoro again for the final push!!

75

Naiyaravoro charges forwards off the back of the scrum and Saints are up to the five metre. And Saints earn a penalty there too. They choose the scrum. 

75

Saints scrap for yards and Wasps knock on again. Scrum Saints.

74

Harrison charges over the 22 off the back of the lineout and Saints keep coming. 

Taylor replaces Proctor as we set the lineout.

72

Saints come wide but there's a deliberate knock on from Wasps and Saints get the penalty. Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout on Wasps' 22. 

71

Robson boxes the restart and Biggar is there. Saints play on.

Penalty Try Wasps.

And Carley awards the home side the penalty try too. 

Robson snipes off the back of the lineout but the ball comes loose and referee Carley deems Reinach to have knocked it on. He sends Reinach to the sin bin.

67

Huge defensive effort from Saints and Wasps knock on. Furbank boots it clear though and Wasps collect. Naiyaravoro is pinged for a high tackle though and Wasps sends the penalty into the corner. 

66

Robson and Fekitoa link up off the back of the lineout but Saints bring them down short. Wasps still push though. 

65

Gopperth sends the resulting penalty into touch for a lineout on Saints' 22.

Reinach boxes clear and Collins is in chase. There's a clash between Collins and Umaga in the air - with both players receiving treatment - but referee Matthew Carley deems Collins' play reckless and red cards him. 

65

The ball comes loose off Wasps hands but Van Wyk jumps on it and Saints play on once more.

64

Robson boxes off the back of the lineout and Furbank is there again. Saints play on.

Naiyaravoro replaces Tuala as we set the lineout.

63

Robson boxes and Furbank is there. He marks it before sends it into touch. Lineout Wasps on halfway. 

Moon is replaced by Ratuniyarawa as we restart.

Umaga...

... sends the conversion over too.

Try Wasps.

Length of the field play from Wasps and it's Minozzi who's over the line. 

58

A lovely move sees Saints whip it wide but the last pass is deemed forwards and Wasps will have the scrum. 

58

Robson clears the restart and Saints have a lineout on halfway. 

Two more changes for Saints as we restart; Matavesi and Ludlam replace Haywood and Wood.

Umaga...

... converts too.

Try Wasps.

Gopperth slips through a gap off the back of the lineout and beats the last man to score.

Changes for Saints; Van Wyk, Franks and Proctor enter the game, with Waller, Hill and Francis making way. 

56

The TMO spots some obstruction in that play, and we come back for a penalty to Wasps. Umaga sends it into the corner. 

55

Young breaks through and charges up to the Saints' 22 before he's taken down. Wasps come back inside but loose the ball forwards. Scrum Saints.

54

Reinach boxes high but Kibirige is there. Wasps play on.

Biggar...

... converts the bonus point try too!

TRYYYYYY COBUS!!

It's a second of the afternoon for Reinach as he snipes over from close range!!

51

Saints are within inches again off the lineout. There's an advantage coming too.

50

Moon takes the lineout and Saints maul. It gets over the line but the ball is held up. Scrum Saints. 

49

No try but we come back for the penalty in the build up. Biggar sends it to touch.

49

Ribbans thinks he's over! We're with the TMO to see if he is...

48

Ribbans takes the lineout and Saints maul forwards. Earning an advantage there, they whip it wide and keep pushing.

46

Hill barges forwards off the lineout and Saints earn a penalty there. Biggar sends it into the corner.

44

Saints turn the ball over in the tackle and play on. Reinach dinks it over the top but Minozzi is there. Tuala takes his down though and Robson boxes clear. Lineout Saints.

43

Wasps try to tap the restart back but the ball finds Saints hands. Reinach boxes high but Wasps just get there first. They make it up to the halfway line bus Saints hold them there. 

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

41

TRYYYYY WOODY!!

Wasps secure the restart but Saints pin them back and Robson boxes. Wood charges his kick down and races in to the line!

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Biggar gets us restart here at the Ricoh.

The clock's in the red and Robson sends the ball into the stands to end the half.

39

Just enough time for the lineout here and Saints secure it. Reinach boxes and Biggar taps it back to him. He races round the right but his chip through finds touch. Lineout Wasps.

39

They work up to the five metre line but Wasps dive on the loose ball and clear. Lineout Saints on halfway this time.

38

Lawes charges up to the 22 off the back of the lineout and Saints play on again.

37

Saints secure the lineout and Biggar attempts a drop goal. But it drifts wide and Umaga clears to touch. Lineout Saints again.

36

Reinach claims the restart and breaks through. Tuala and Lawes are with him and they work forwards. Lawes' offload hits the deck but Reinach gets a foot to it. Wasps collect and clear to touch for a Saints lineout.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!!

TRYYYYYY TEI!!!

Saints charge close, a gap opens up out wide and Tuala finds Harrison out there for the score!!

33

Umaga sends the penalty to touch but Collins keeps it and Furbank races forwards. Waller breaks into the 22 and Saints push on Wasps' five metre now.

32

Saints work hard but Wasps get over the ball and earn a penalty. 

31

Reinach sends it high and Biggar is there. Waller barges his way up to the Wasps' 22 and Saints keep coming.

30

Wasps clear the restart and Saints collect. They charge over the halfway line and keep coming.

Umaga...

... sends the touchline conversion over too.

Try Wasps.

Fekitoa rips the ball as he tackles Francis and finds Watson in space out side. The wing races in for the score.

28

Wasps just secure the lineout and push themselves out of their own 22 before Umaga sends it long. Furbank is there and Saints play on.

27

Biggar spots space in behind and hacks through to the corner. Lineout Wasps there.

27

Saints charge forward from the lineout and Tuala makes yards as it comes wide. Saints play on.

26

Wasps claim the lineout though and Robson boxes clear. Lineout Saints on halfway.

25

Scrappy under the high ball of the restart but Wasps have it. Umaga clears but it goes straight out and Saints have the lineout back in Wasps' 22. 

Umaga...

... sends the simple penalty through.

23

Wasps try to come wide but Reinach and Francis hold them up. The home side had an advantage coming though and we come back for it. Umaga points to the posts with the penalty.

21

Harrison picks off the base of the scrum and charges forwards. Wasps earn a penalty there though and take it quickly. Wasps are up to the five metre line now and pushing.

20

Overthrow at the lineout and Young collects. He thinks he's over the line but Wood puts in a huge try-saving tackle and the ball comes forwards off Young. Scrum Saints.

19

Lawes takes the lineout and Saints push on. But the ball comes loose at the breakdown and Wasps pounce on it. Umaga chips through to touch. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

17

Reinach boxes the restart and Wasps collect. Umaga hacks through for Kibirige but the ball finds touch. Lineout Saints.

Biggar...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYY COBUS!!!

Lovely bit of inside ball from Hutchinson and Biggar is through, he makes it up to the 22 before finding Reinach on his shoulder for the score!!

15

Wasps attempt a cross field kick but Saints collect and play on.

13

Saints push Wasps back to the halfway line and force Robson to clear. Furbank collects and clears himself. Wasps return and Saints take the lineout quickly. They push their way into Wasps' half but there the ball comes loose. Scrum Wasps.

12

Robson boxes clear and Biggar sends it high in return. Wasps just get there first but a huge hit from Lawes slows their progress. 

11

Ribbans is up for the lineout and Saints play on. They get close but the ball comes loose and Wasps play on themselves. 

9

Penalty Saints at the scrum and Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout inside Wasps' 22.

8

Wasps claim the lineout but Lawes gets on the ball and earns Saints a scrum. 

6

Overthrow at the lineout but Saints keep a hold of it. They're pushing inside Wasps' 22 now. Hill nearly breaks through but Saints are penalised for blocking. Umaga sends it to touch for a lineotu back near halfway. 

5

Wasps steal the lineout and come wide but Watson sends it straight out. Lineout Saints on Wasps' 22 again.

4

Wasps look to maul the lineout but are held. Robson boxes high and Furbank is there. Saints come forwards but have the advantange coming and we come back for it. Biggar sends it to touch again. 

3

Francis pushes close off the lineout but Wasps get over the ball this time and earn a penalty of their own. Umaga sends it to touch for a lineout back near halfway. 

2

Reinach clears the kick-off and Wasps come forwards. Carr and Brookes make charges to get them up to Saints 22 and the home side keep coming but Saints' defence pushes them back before Lawes gets over the ball to earn Saints a pentalty. Biggar sends it to the corner.

0

HERE WE GO!

Umaga gets us started here at the Ricoh Arena!

Opposition LineupWasps

15
Matteo Minozzi
14
Zach Kibirige
13
Malakai Fekitoa
12
Michael Le Bourgeois
11
Marcus Watson
10
Jacob Umaga
9
Dan Robson
1
Tom West
2
Tommy Taylor
3
Kieran Brookes
4
Thibaud Flament
5
Charlie Matthews
6
Jack Willis
7
Thomas Young
8
Nizaam Carr

SubsWasps

16
Tom Cruse
17
Jack Owlett
18
Jeff Toomaga-Allen
19
Tim Cardall
20
Sione Vailanu
21
Will Porter
22
Jimmy Gopperth
23
Juan de Jongh
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Northampton Saints
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Wasps
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Form Guide

Form

LLWDD

Last match

Draw with London Irish 0-0

Past meeting

Drew 0-0
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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