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Worcester Warriors vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Worcester 0-0 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Worcester 6-32 Saints

Attendance

8,404

Referee

Wayne Barnes

Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors
6

Summary

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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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Worcester Warriors
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Northampton Saints
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T
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But Saints turn over and play on themselves before the ball comes back to Biggar who sends the ball into the stands to end the game.

80

Time's up here and Worcester play on from the scrum.

79

Solid at the scrum from Saints and Worcester have to use it. They push up to their own 22 before clearing. Collins is back there and come forwards before Naiyaravoro breaks through. But in the wet he slips and knocks the ball on as he does so. Scrum Worcester on their own 22. 

77

Saints collect the restart and push forwards again as the rain really starts to come down. They make their way up the halfway line before Collins breaks through, he chips forwards for Gibson to collect but the back row just knocks on in the rain. Scrum Worcester in their own 22. 

Biggar...

... adds the conversion too!

TRYYYYY BURRELL!!

Just like Reinach, Burrell rips his opposition and races in 70 metres to score!! A brilliant score from Saints to bring them up to the 30-point mark.

Hartley makes way for Fish as we restart.

Biggar...

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

74

Worcester collect their own restart and are pushing around Saints' 22. 

74

Advantage being played to Saints and Biggar calls for the drop goal. He misses his strike but we come back for the penalty and he points for the posts.

73

Gibson is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards. They make it into Worcester's 22 before it slows and Mitchell feeds Francis in the midfield. Saints keep pushing.

Mitchell replaces Reinach as we set for the lineout.

72

Penalty Saints at the breakdown as Worcester fail to roll away and Biggar sends the ball into touch for a lineout on Worcester's 22. 

71

Scrappy again at the lineout for Worcester but they manage to keep the ball this time. Harrison forces a knock on from Worcester and Saint play on. Reinach and Naiyaravoro team up to get play back into the Worcester half.

70

Naiyaravoro takes the restart but good pressure from Worcester keeps him pinned in the Saints' 22. The away side play on though before Biggar clears well. Lineout Worcester.

Biggar...

... sends the kick through to put Saints two scores clear.

68

Scrappy handling from Worcester sees Francis scoops the loose ball and Saints come forwards. Reinach boxes and though Heem is there he's charged down by Brüssow. And Saints earn the penalty too as Weir is penalised for being offside. Biggar (who returned from his HIA a few moments ago) lines up.

67

Another overthrow from Worcester at the lineout and Saints play on. Reinach sends the ball skyward and Gibson is there in chase. Worcester just get there first and play on around halfway.

66

Solid at the scrum and Worcester chip over the top. Tuala is there but he can't quite get to the ball, Worcester do and earn a penalty as Saints are penalised for being offside. Weir sends it to the corner. 

Waller and Ribbans make way as we set the scrum with Van Wyk and Ratuniyarawa entering play.

64

Saints make good progress but good defence from Worcester forced the knockoff from Brüssow and Worcester will have the scrum on their own 22. 

63

Gibson up again and Saints come forwards. They're up to the Worcester 22 now and still pushing.

62

Gibson is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards before Reinach clears. Pennell looks to return but his kick goes straight out and Saints will have the lineout just outside Worcester's 22. 

62

This time Worcester get the lineout away but as they come forwards a huge hit from Franks forces the knock on from Adams and Saints have the lineout as the ball rolls into touch.

Gibson enters play to collect his 100th Saints appearance, with Ludlam making way for the centurion.

60

But the home side can't keep the ball at the lineout and Saints clear well. And the men in Black, Green and Gold repeat that to push their way back up the pitch. Lineout Worcester near halfway.

58

Ribbans takes the restart and charges forwards. Reinach sends the ball skywards but as Hartley just touches a Worcester jumper in the are the home side have the penalty. Weir sends it to touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

Francis...

... who step up to the kicking duties sends the conversion through too!!

TRYYYYYY COBUS!!!!

Unbelievable scenes here at Sixways!! Reinach somehow turns the ball over on his own try line and is away! And the scrum-half has the pace to make the 80 metre dash too!

55

Worcester bring the ball out and are within inches but Reinach takes Van Velze down short. The home side still push.

54

Saints steal the lineout but are deemed to have knocked on so we have a five metre scrum to Worcester.

Hill also leave the field with Franks taking his place as we set the lineout.

54

Scrappy at the lineout but Worcester keep the ball and they come forwards. Adams breaks through but is taken down. But Worcester have the advantage coming and eventually we come back for it. Weir send it into the corner.

Two HIAs for Saints as Biggar and Wood leave the field. Dingwall and Brüssow enter play. 

52

Saints play on but with Biggar and Wood down, Worcester get over the ball and clear it. Lineout Worcester.

51

Solid at the scrum and Worcester are forced to play. But good pressure from Saints forces the error and Saints turnover. They play on and make it up to the 22.

51

Free kick Worcester at the scrum and they choose to score again.

49

Harrison takes the ball off the base quickly and Saints come forwards. Reinach boxes from the breakdown and Biggar gets there. He chips through and though Adams is there he clears it. Tuala charges forwards and Burrell is with him but the ball goes forwards on the floor and Worcester have the scrum. 

Hill enters play for Worcester, with Mama making way.

49

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

47

Saints just lose the ball forwards though and Worcester play on. Hougaard chips through for Adams to chase but the ball finds touch. Lineout Worcester though as Barnes deems a Saints hand to have touched it before it went out.

46

Scrappy from Worcester at the lineout and Reinach is there. He steams forwards and Saints are back in Worcester's half again. 

45

Advantage coming for Worcester from the scrum but they play on and make it up to the halfway line. Saints turn over there and Naiyaravoro comes forwards but we come back for the advantage to the home side.Weir sends the ball to touch for a lineout.

44

Short from Biggar at the restart and Burrell taps it backwards. But the ball comes loose in the next phase and Worcester will have the scrum.

Weir...

... sends the kick over this time.

42

Penalty Worcester at the breakdown and after Barnes marches forwards ten yards, Weir points to the posts.

41

Worcester turn the ball over though and play on. They work their way into Saints' half but scrappy handling pushes them backwards. 

40

Pennell takes the restart and Worcester look to play but Saints' defence holds them and Hougaard boxes clear. Biggar is back to take it and he sends the ball high before collecting it himself. Saints play on.

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Biggar gets us restarted here at Sixways!

40

Weir...

... sends the kick wide though and we enter half-time here at Sixways.

40

Time is up here for this half and Worcester earn a penalty at the scrum. Weir points to the posts.

39

Hougaard boxes too and Saints play on but Tuala just loses the ball in contact. Scrum Worcester.

39

Lawes is up for the lineout and Saints play on before Reinach boxes. Worcester get there first and come forwards.

39

But the ball doesn't make it there and Worcester have the lineout outside Saints' 22.

38

The ball comes away from the scrum but we come back for an advantage there and Weir sends it to the corner.

37

Back and forth in the air and Saints look to play on but Tuala's offload to Naiyaravoro is deemed forwards. Scrum Worcester on halfway.

35

Lawes takes the restart and Reinach clears well. Lineout Worcester inside their own half.

Biggar...

... sends the penalty through to put Saints' points into double figures.

33

Saints come forwards and earn a penalty as Worcester tackle Francis before he has the ball. Biggar points to the posts.

32

Solid at the scrum and Van Velze picks the ball up. Saints pressure at the breakdown and Hougaard boxes. Tuala is there and Saints play on.

30

Saints come forwards and charge the ball down as they return the 22 drop, forcing another. Saints pressure well and Worcester clear. Saints play on and make their way up to the 22 before Collins chips through. But the ball goes dead and we'll come back for the scrum.

30

Saints come forwards and charge the ball down as they return the 22 drop, forcing another. Saints pressure well and Worcester clear. Saints play on and make their way up to the 22 before Collins chips through. But the ball goes dead and we'll come back for the scrum.

28

Saints come forwards before Biggar calls for the drop goal. But his kick just goes wide and Worcester have the 22 drop.

28

Saints come forwards before Biggar calls for the drop goal. But his kick just goes wide and Worcester have the 22 drop.

27

Lawes up for the lineout and Saints come forwards quickly. Francis breaks through and they're up to the 22.

26

Worcester clear the restart and Saints will have the lineout.

Weir...

... sends the simple kick through for Worcester's first points.

24

Advantage coming for Warriors at the lineout and though Saints manage to get the ball and clear it, we come back for it. Weir points for the posts.

23

Burrell charges forwards and forces an error from Worcester. The ball comes back but pressure from the home side sees Naiyarvoro's clearing kick go straight out. Lineout Worcester in Saints' 22. 

21

Saints collect the restart but Naiyarvoro's offload just goes loose. Warriors collect and push on.

Biggar...

... sends his third kick of goal through too.

19

Worcester charge forwards from the lineout but Reinach strips the ball comes Van Velze and Saints then have the advantage coming. We come back for it and Biggar points to the posts with the penalty.

17

Hougaard gets the ball away as the scrum collapses but it comes forwards and Saints play on. Tuala makes a huge charge down the right before it comes back inside. Reinach spots some space in behind and chips through. Lineout Worcester back in their own 22. 

17

Free kick Worcester at the scrum and they choose to scrum again.

16

Lawes is up for the lineout but just knocks the ball on. Worcester chips the ball over the top but we come back for the scrum.

Biggar...

... sends the kick through to double Saints' score.

14

Lawes up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards. They've got the advantage coming and play with it at first but we come back for it eventually. Biggar points to the posts.

13

Scrappy at the lineout for Worcester and Saints are straight over the ball just after, with Waller earning a crucial penalty. Biggar sends it to touch for a lineout on Worcester's 22.

12

Worcester take the ball cleanly and clear themselves. Tuala is there and he sends the ball into touch. Lineout Warriors near halfway.

11

Weir...

... sends the kick wide though and Saints will have the 22 drop.

10

Penalty Worcester at the scrum and Weir points to the posts.

9

Francis is up for the restart and just manages to take the ball in the air, but as the ball makes it's way wide it's lost forwards and Warriors have the scrum on Saints' 22. 

Biggar...

... sends the kick through from in front of the posts to get the scoring started.

7

Saints barge forwards and are up to the five metre now. Wood is isolate but the penalty comes Saints' way and Biggar points to the posts.

7

Scrappy at the lineout but Saints hold onto the ball and charge into the Warriors' 22 again.

5

Worcester clear and Saints will have the lineout on the home 22. 

5

Worcester clear and Saints will have the lineout on the home 22. 

5

Worcester clear and Saints will have the lineout on the home 22. 

5

No try as Big T's foot is just in touch. Worcester have the lineout on their own five metre then.

5

No try as Big T's foot is just in touch. Worcester have the lineout on their own five metre then.

5

A brilliant bit of play from Saints and Naiyaravoro reckons he's over in the corner, we're with the TMO to see if he's in touch or not...

4

Solid scrum from Saints and the ball comes away well. Burrell charges forwards and Saints are up to Warriors' 22 now.

3

Ludlam is up for the lineout and Naiyaravoro flies forwards but the ball makes contact with referee Wayne Barnes and Saints will have the scrum instead.

2

Worcester box and Biggar is there. Hill makes a charge and Saints have the advantage coming for offside. We eventually come back for it and Biggar sends the ball into touch. Lineout Saints on Warriors' 22. 

1

Reinach scoops from the base of the scrum and Saints are off. Tuala takes play into Worcester's half before the forwards take over in the midfield. But Lawes just loses the ball in contact and Warriors play on.

1

Straight out at the kick-off from Weir and Saints will have the scrum on the halfway.

HERE WE GO!!

Worcester Warriors v Saints is on!

Opposition LineupWorcester Warriors

15
Chris Pennell
14
Bryce Heem
13
Francois Venter
12
Ryan Mills
11
Josh Adams
10
Duncan Weir
9
Francois Hougaard
1
Callum Black
2
Jack Singleton
3
Nick Schonert
4
Anton Bresler
5
Michael Fatialofa
6
Marco Mama
7
Sam Lewis
8
Gerrit-Jan Van Velze

SubsWorcester Warriors

16
Joe Taufete'e
17
Ethan Waller
18
Gareth Milasinovich
19
Pierce Phillips
20
Ted Hill
21
Jonny Arr
22
Ollie Lawrence
23
Scott Van Breda
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Northampton Saints
Northampton SaintsNOR125072852751033303326
11
Worcester Warriors
Worcester WarriorsWOR12408255290-3528322321
Form Guide

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Won 32-6
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Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
32