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Worcester Warriors vs Northampton Saints

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Worcester 3-19 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Worcester 13-29 Saints

Attendance

6,876

Referee

Ian Tempest

Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors
13

Summary

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Northampton Saints
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Dingwall gets over the ball though to earn Saints the penalty and Grayson taps the ball before sending it into the stands to end the match.

80

Worcester break free off the lineout and work up to Saints' 22 now.

80

Penalty Worcester though as Saints are penalised for holding on and Searle sends the ball to touch for a lineout on Worcester's 22.

79

Saints defend hard as Worcester look to come forwards and Searle clears. Hutchinson is under it and Saints play on in Worcester's 22 now.

78

Coles is up for the lineout and Mitchell sends the ball high. Worcester gather but good defence sees Saints push them back and turn the ball over. Grayson chips through to space but the ball bobbles into touch in the corner. Lineout Worcester there. 

77

Penalty Saints at the scrum this time though an Grayson sends the ball into touch for a lineout.

76

Solid maul defence from Saints this time though and they earn the put in at the scrum for their efforts.

75

Saints defend hard as Worcester push off the lineout but there's a penalty coming for Worcester at the lineout and Williams puts it back into the corner.

74

Penalty Worcester at the lineout too and Williams puts the ball back into the corner.

73

Saints come forwards but are penalised at the breakdown and Williams puts the ball into touch for a lineout in Saints' 22.

73

Penalty Saints at the breakdown on the restart and Grayson sends the ball into touch for a lineout.

James and Carey also enter play, with Mitchell and Hill making way.

Grayson replaces Biggar as we restart.

Biggar...

... adds the extras from the tee!

TRYYYYYY FISH!!

The TMO says try and that's the bonus point!

70

Saints maul towards and Fish thinks he's over but we're with the TMO to check...

Coles replaced Augustus as we set the lineout.

67

Collins gets under the high box kick off the back of the lineout and marks the ball. Humphreys returns Collins' kick and Biggar is under it. Saints play on before Mitchell chips over. Worcester come back but are pinged for obstruction. Biggar puts the penalty into touch for a lineout. 

65

No conversion from Searle and Worcester are given a penalty in the next phase for a high tackle. Searle puts the ball into touch for a lineout near halfway. 

Try Worcester.

Beck breaks through off the lineout and gets over the whitewash for Worcester.

64

Penalty Worcester as Saints are pinged for a high tackle though and Williams send it into touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

62

Worcester take the lineout though and push towards the try line. But they're held up by Saints' defence and Biggar clears long from the try line drop out. Worcester player on around halfway.

Fish and Nansen enter play, with Ratuniyarawa and Matavesi making way.

60

No conversion from Searle though and Chudley boxes high. The wind hold the kick and Hill gets under it, the Worcester captain charges away but Sleightholme races back to push him into touch. Lineout Saints.

Try Worcester.

Eventually Worcester's pressure pays off and Sutherlands gets over the whitewash for the hosts.

59

Advantage coming for Worcester off the scrum and they play on.

58

Another penalty at the scrum for Warriors and the choose to scrum again.

57

Penalty Worcester at the scrum and they choose to scrum down again.

Proctor and Iyogun enter the game as we set the scrum, with Tuala and Waller making way.

56

Not straight at the lineout from Saints though and Worcester will have the scrum. 

55

Biggar clears from Saints' lineout and Worcester play on, getting the ball quickly to Van der Merwe out wide. He charges down the right and Worcester think he's scored but a trip to the TMO chalks the try off. Lineout Saints in their own 22. 

53

Saints defend hard and Worcester slowly push forwards. But Saints turn the ball over in their own 22 and Biggar clears. 

52

Penalty Worcester at the scrum though as is comes down and Williams sends the ball to touch for a Warriors lineout.

51

Saints maul forwards but Worcester keep the ball unplayable and will have the put in at the scrum. 

50

Saints come forwards again before Biggar sends the ball to touch and with the 50/22, Saints will have the lineout. 

48

Worcester gather the loose ball on the restart and whip the ball wide to Van der Merwe. He charges into the Saints' 22 but Harrison gets over the ball there to earn Saints a penalty. Biggar puts the ball into touch.

Biggar...

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

45

Augustus is up for the lineout and Wood pushes forwards but Worcester gather a loose pass and play on but Saints strip the ball and play on. Worcester are pinged for a deliberate knock on in the tackle though and Biggar points to the posts. 

42

Penalty Saints at the breakdown off the back of the lineout though and Biggar sends the ball into touch for a lineout in Worcester's half. 

41

Mitchell boxes high off the restart and Worcester push back over the halfway line. They earn a penalty at the breakdown there too and Searle sends the ball into touch for a lineout on Saints' 22. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Williams gets us restarted here at Sixways!

Less than a minute left of the first half as we restart and Saints patiently play the phases before sending the ball back to Biggar to end the half. 

Biggar...

... sends this conversion through the uprights too!

TRYYYYYY MITCHELL!!

The scrum-half spots some space and there's no stopping Mitchell, he dances through to score Saints' third!

36

Saints turn the ball over at the scrum though and the away side build the phases as they creep further into Worcester's half. But they're deemed to have knocked on in contact and Worcester will have the scrum again.

35

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

34

Saints charge forwards off the scrum, working into Worcester's half but they're turned over at the ruck. Worcester clear and Collins is under it, he comes forwards down the left wing but his offload to Augustus is forwards. Scrum Worcester. 

33

Worcester take the restart but knock the ball forwards just after and Saints will have the scrum. 

32

Saints are penalised for a high tackle off the back of the lineout though and Williams clears to touch for a lineout in Saints' half.

30

The wind carried Biggar's conversion just right of the posts but Saints gather the restart and push forwards before Biggar clears to touch. Lineout Worcester on haflway. 

TRYYYYY MATAVESI!!

The maul rumbles close before the hooker breaks free to dive over the line for Saints' second!

29

Ribbans is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards.

28

Biggar puts the resulting penalty into the corner and Saints have the advantage coming as they close in on the try line. Eventually we come back for it and Biggar puts the ball into the corner again.

Saints come forwards, Harrison and Augustus charging up into the Worcester 22. The ball comes wide but Humphrey's deliberately knocks the ball on and heads to the sin bin.

26

Worcester box high off the restart and Augustus trucks forwards, Saints whip it wide but Worcester manage to turn the ball over. Simpson boxes high but the ball heads straight out. Lineout Saints in Worcester's half now.

Smith...

... sends the kick over to get Worcester's scoring started.

24

Penalty Worcester at the breakdown though and Smith points to the posts.

24

Saints knock the ball on from the restart though and Worcester will have the scrum. 

Biggar...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYYY HUTCHINSON!

Saints maul forwards off the lineout before Hutchinson steps around the corner and stretches over the line.

21

Harrison is up for the lineout and Saints push forwards again.

19

Saints turn the ball over though and charge forwards, working into Worcester's 22 before they earn a penalty there. Biggar puts it into the corner.

18

Worcester push into Saints' half but Northampton come away with the ball at the breakdown and Ribbans hacks it clear. Mitchell is in chase but he knocks the ball on as he reaches it. Scrum Worcester. 

17

A good shove from Saints and Tuala comes forwards down the right wing. Sleightholme hacks through into space but the wind carries the ball straight out. Lineout Worcester on halfway. 

15

Worcester manage to steal the lineout again and come wide but knock the ball on there. Scrum Saints.

14

Solid maul defence from Saints and Worcester bring the ball out to the midfield. The slowly work wide but more good defence from Saints pushes Worcester into touch. Lineout Saints on their own 22.

13

Saints are penalised as the ball comes down though and Worcester put the ball into the corner once more.

12

Worcester box high off the lineout but hack the ball dead as they chase. 22 drop out Saints.

11

Harrison charges through the middle off the scrum and Sleightholme chips through into space. Collins is in chase and though Warriors clear, Saints take the lineout quickly. But they're penalised at the breakdown and Worcester find touch for the lineout on halfway.

8

Good defence from Saints forces the error from Worcester and Saints will have the scrum. 

7

Warriors push forwards off the back of the lineout pushing forwards before Tuala intercepts the ball as it comes wide. Mitchell boxes high and Worcester gather on the halfway line.

6

Saints are found offside though at the next phase and Searle puts it into the corner. 

5

Ribbans is up for this lineout and Mitchell boxes but Worcester gather and play on.

4

Wood is up for this lineout and Saints come forwards before Biggar chips over the top. Warriors gather and come forwards, hacking through themselves for a Saints lineout just outside their own 22. 

3

Worcester get up and disrupt the lineout though, with the ball coming down on their side. Smith clears and Saints will have the lineout back in their own half this time. 

1

Tuala and Augustus come forwards after Warriors return the kick-off and Saints whip the ball wide, earning a penalty at the breakdown there. Biggar puts it into touch for a Saints lineout.

HERE WE GO!

Biggar gets us underway and Saints vs Worcester is on here at Sixways!

Opposition LineupWorcester Warriors

15
Billy Searle
14
Perry Humphreys
13
Francois Venter
12
Ashley Beck
11
Duhan van der Merwe
10
Fin Smith
9
Gareth Simpson
1
Rory Sutherland
2
Niall Annett
3
Christian Judge
4
Joe Batley
5
Graham Kitchener
6
Kyle Hatherell
7
Ted Hill
8
Matt Kvesic

SubsWorcester Warriors

16
Beck Cutting
17
Ethan Waller
18
Jay Tyack
19
Justin Clegg
20
Sione Vailanu
21
Will Chudley
22
Owen Williams
23
Alex Hearle
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Worcester Warriors
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Form Guide

Form

WLWWL

Last match

Lost to Saracens 38-42

Past meeting

Won 29-13
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