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Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Leicester 10-14 Saints

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Leicester 22-31 Saints

Attendance

16,160

Referee

Christophe Ridley

Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
22

Summary

Full Time

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
31
Leicester Tigers
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Northampton Saints
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C
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C
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Worth sends it to the corner and they maul from the lineout again. But the maul comes down and that's the game. Saints' third win in a row at Welford Road!!

80

Time's up here but we have enough time for the lineout. Tigers maul again but get nowhere and whip the ball wide. They have an advantage coming and we come back for it.

79

Tigers look to maul; Saints hold them but concede a penalty there. Harrison sends it to the corner again.

79

Penalty Tigers at the scrum. Worth sends it to the corner.

78

Coles is up for the lineout and Saints maul. They look to bring the ball wide but the ball just head forwards. Scrum Tigers.

77

Tigers come forwards but the ball goes forwards and Saints play on. Furbank chips over the top and Tigers just get there first. Harrison boxes and Saints will have the lineout on halfway.

76

Furbank takes the restart and Saints push forwards before Mitchell boxes clear. Tigers get there but Saints pressure well.

Grayson...

... sends the penalty through!

74

Penalty Saints at the lineout and Grayson points to the posts. 

72

Penalty Saints at the scrum! Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout on Tigers' 22. 

69

Solid scrum and Hutchinson is fed quickly. Collins dinks forwards before the ball comes back the other way. Dingwall offloads to Van Vuuren on haflway but the hooker can't quite grasp the ball and Tigers have the scrum. 

68

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

68

Mitchell boxes the restart but the kick heads straight out. Lineout Tigers on Saints' 22. 

Taylor is replaced by Mitchell as we restart.

Grayson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYY DINGERS!!!

The ball comes off the lineout quickly and Dingwall slices through Tigers' defence and sprints to the line to finish!

65

Penalty Saints at the breakdown and Grayson sends the ball into touch for a lineout just outside Tigers' 22. 

63

Tigers get the ball back after the restart and push forwards. 

Grayson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY TC!!!!

A brilliant turn over from Dingwall in the midfield sees the centre sprint free into space. Collins is there with him and after Dingwall chips through to him, the replacement winger is over!!

60

Tigers maul forwards from the lineout and get to Saints' 22 before whipping the ball wide. Dingwall reads the play perfectly and puts in a huge hit on Reid to slow things. 

59

Hutchinson finds Grayson off the scrum and Furbank gets on the end of a loopy pass but he's isolated and Tigers earn the penalty. Reid sends it to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

Moon, Eadie and Hutchinson come into play as we set the scrum, with Brüssow, Tonks and Symons heading to the bench. 

59

Tigers come forwards but knock on. Scrum Saints.

58

Free kick Saints at the scrum and Grayson sends it to touch. Lineout Tigers on halfway.

57

Tigers look to maul at the lineout but the knock the ball on and Saints have the scrum. 

55

Strong at the scrum from Saints but Tigers just get the ball away. White boxes again Thompson just gets there before Naiyaravoro. Tigers then earn a penalty at the breakdown and Reid sends it to touch for a lineout in Saints' 22. 

54

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

53

Tigers collect the restart and White boxes. Coles charges it down but Van Vuuren can't quite collect the loose ball. Scrum Tigers on their own 22. 

Franks and Hill enter play as we restart, with Van Wyk and Painter making way.

Reid...

... sends this conversion through the sticks. 

Try Tigers.

Forsyth breaks through and Reid is on his shoulder for the offload. The fly-half darts under the posts for the home side.

50

Tigers come forwards from the restart and push into Saints' half.

49

No conversion from Reid again and Grayson restarts.

Try Tigers.

The home side maul over the line and it's Spencer who dots down over the line for Tigers.

Collins replaces Olowofela as we set the lineout.

47

Advantage coming for Tigers and when a cross field kick lands in Naiyaravoro's hands we come back for it. Reid sends the penalty into the corner.

45

Tigers push into Saints half but Saints hold them well and Eastmond is forced to chips through. Tigers just get the luck of the bounce and they're up to Saints 22 now.

44

Saints get close but Tigers get over the ball and earn the penalty. Reid sends it to touch for a lineout back near halfway. 

43

Advantage coming for Saints and eventually we come back for it. Taylor takes it quickly and Brüssow is there with him. Saints are up to the five metre now.

42

Penalty Saints at the scrum! And Grayson sends it to the corner.

41

Tigers collect the restart and work forwards. Saints look to be over the ball but are deemed to have knocked on in the jackal. Scrum Tigers.

40

WE'RE BACK ON!

Grayson gets us underway again here at Welford Road.

Penalty Tigers in the lineout and Reid sends it downfield again but it stays in. Furbank pings it back to Tigers who try to come forwards but getting nowhere send the ball into touch for half time.

39

Penalty Tigers at the scrum and Reid sends the ball into touch for a lineout back near halfway.

38

Saints get the ball out of the scrum quickly but Symons knocks on in contact and Tigers have a scrum.

38

Ribbans takes the lineout and Saints maul again. The ball is unplayable so scrum Saints.

37

Saints maul and earn a penalty there. Grayson sends it to the corner again.

36

Saints work their way up to halfway and keep coming. Olowofela powers into Tigers' half and with the advantage coming for a Tigers knock on, we eventually come back for it. Grayson sends the penalty into the corner and Saints have the lineout five metres from the try line.

35

A Tigers hand taps the restart into touch and Saints have the lineout.

Grayson...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYY RIB EYEEEE!!

Saints keep coming and it's a second for Ribbans as he slips through to score just left of the posts!!

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33

Tonks take the lineout and Symons and Naiyaravoro come forwards quickly.

31

Solid scrum from Saints and Tigers are forced to use it. Saints get over the ball and earns he penalty on halfway. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout in Tigers' 22. 

30

Tigers whip the ball whip the ball wide before Worth sends it high. Naiyaravoro is there but he's penalised for a forward pass and Tigers have the scrum. 

28

No conversion again from Reid and Grayson restarts once again.

Try Tigers.

The home side push in the midfield but getting nowhere send the ball quickly wide where Holmes slips over.

26

White whips the ball out of the scrum and hacks the ball forwards. Naiyaravoro collects and Saints play on. Tigers get over the ball though and earn the penalty. Worth sends it to touch for a lineout on Saints' 22.

26

Free kick Tigers at the scrum and Tigers opt to scrum again.

25

Saints come forwards again but knock on. Scrum Tigers.

24

Overthrow from Saints but Harrison just collects it. Saints play on.

23

Tigers collect the high ball but Ribbans turns the ball over and earns Saints the penalty. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout just outside Tigers' 22. 

22

Reid sends the kick wide again and Saints have the 22 drop.

21

Tigers come forwards and earn a penalty just inside Saints' half. Reid points to the posts.

20

No conversion from Reid and Grayson restart things here. 

Try Tigers.

Reid collects his own chip and feeds Holmes out wide who has a clear run in to score. 

19

Tigers maul the lineout before whipping it out to Reid. The fly-half chips over the top where there's space.

18

Penalty Tigers at the lineout and Reid sends it to touch for a lineout just outside Saints' 22. 

Another HIA, this time for Tigers' Reffell - Boladau replaces him.

17

Taylor chips over the top and the ball dinks it's way into touch. Lineout Tigers back on their own five metre line. 

15

The ball comes back to Grayson who flies forwards. Olowofela comes forwards before the ball heads to the other side where Naiyaravoro and Tonks link up. Saints keep pushing.

14

Coles takes the lineout and Saints' maul it pushed backwards. Taylor whips the ball out but Saints knock on there. White boxes clear and Saints have the lineout just outside Tigers' 22.

13

The ball comes back to the right and Saints earn a penalty there. Grayson sends it to the corner.  

12

Tigers maul forwards before bringing the ball out. They look to come wide but Dingwall puts in a huge hit to halt them. Tigers knock on there and Saints boot it downfield. Tigers just collect and play on from their own 22. 

11

Tigers send the penalty to touch and have a lineout just inside Saints' half.

HIA for Fish, with Van Vuuren coming in to fill his place. 

11

Saints pressure at the scrum and afterwards at the breakdown but concede a penalty there.

10

Naiyaravoro takes the restart and Saints come forwards again. Van Wyk makes good ground before it comes back to the wing who barrels up the left. Saints get close to Tigers' 22 before the ball comes loose. Scrum Tigers.

Grayson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYYYY RIB EYEEE!!!

Taylor breaks through and with Coles and Ribbans on his shoulders he chooses the latter. The lock steams through and scores under the posts!

9

Harrison takes the lineout and Saints come steaming forwards. Naiyaravoro gets things up to the 22 and Saints keep coming.

8

Overthrow at the lineout and Saints come forwards before earning a penalty at the breakdown. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout inside Tigers' half. 

7

Some aerial tennis and it's Tigers that come away with the eventual penalty. Reid sends it to the corner. 

6

Penalty Tigers at the scrum and Reid kicks to touch but Naiyaravoro keeps it in. Saints play on.

5

Saints get close but knock the ball on and Tigers have the scrum on their own five metre line. 

4

Saints are up in Tigers' 22 now, Naiyaravoro comes charging through and they're up to the five metre line now. 

3

Tonks feeds Symons out wide with the latter sending a grubber through. The ball comes off a Tigers body before heading into touch and Saints have the lineout. 

2

Saints push forwards and Furbank gets things into Tigers' half with a slinky run. Saint keep possession and keep pushing. 

1

Saints claim the kick-off and Taylor sends the box kick up. Tigers knock it on and Saints have the scrum. 

HERE WE GO!

Derby Day is on! Reid gets us underway at Welford Road.

Opposition LineupLeicester Tigers

15
George Worth
14
Adam Thompstone
13
Andy Forsyth
12
Kyle Eastmond
11
Jonah Holmes
10
Noel Reid
9
Ben White
1
Facundo Gigena
2
Tom Youngs
3
Joe Heyes
4
Will Spencer
5
Harry Wells
6
Hanro Liebenberg
7
Tommy Reffell
8
Guy Thompson

SubsLeicester Tigers

16
Jake Kerr
17
Nephi Leatigaga
18
Gaston Cortes
19
Calum Green
20
Ifereimi Boladau
21
Sam Harrison
22
Tom Hardwick
23
Jordan Olowofela
Form Guide

Form

LWWWL

Last match

Lost to Leinster 16-43

Past meeting

Won 36-13
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Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
22
Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
31