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Match

Northampton Saints vs Leicester Tigers

Match Details

HT ScoreHalf Time Score

Saints 19-10 Leicester

FT ScoreFull Time Score

Saints 47-20 Leicester

Attendance

13,903

Referee

Adam Leal

Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
47

Summary

Full Time

Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
20
Northampton Saints
T
C
T
T
C
T
C
T
C
T
C
T
C
KOHTFT
Leicester Tigers
T
C
P
P
T
C

Grayson...

... sends the conversion over to end the game!!

TRYYYYY COBUS!!!

There's only one man!! Reinach breaks through and there's no stopping the scrum-half!!

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Grayson...

... sends the conversion over too!

TRYYYYY TC!!

Saint work the space brilliantly and a gap open up for Collins to dart through out wide!

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77

Tigers return the ball to Saints Kellaway is nearly through the middle they keep pushing...

77

Saints whip the ball wide from the scrum but there's too much ground for Collins to cover and he's pushed into touch. Lineout Tigers in their own 22. 

77

Saints whip the ball wide from the scrum but there's too much ground for Collins to cover and he's pushed into touch. Lineout Tigers in their own 22. 

Van Wyk and Pisi make way as we set, with Davis and Davies taking their places. 

75

Saint work hard and earn another penalty at the breakdown. Lineout Saints in Tigers' 22. 

Grayson...

... sends the conversion over too!

TRYYYY COBUS!!

It's another for the Steffan's & Gallagher Player of the Month for December!

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73

Haskell gets Saints close before Ratuniyarawa does the same. They're close now with an advantage coming...

73

Harrison is up for the lineout and Tuala is through. Kellaway is with him and Saints are up to the Tigers' 22 now.

72

Grayson sends the penalty to touch for a lineout.

71

Tigers maul again but as Evans breaks off his offload finds Gibson. Saints play on and earn the penalty at the breakdown. 

70

Tigers maul from the lineout but Saints hold them and they're forced to use the ball. Aspland-Robinson chip through and Furbank clears. Lineout Tigers.

69

Penalty Tigers at the breakdown despite Harrison being over the ball. Ford clears for a lineout on halfway. 

Ford...

... converts his own try.

Try Tigers.

After some discussion with his assistants referee Adam Leal awards the try. The away side charge Saints chip down and Ford darts in for the line. 

66

Grayson sends the penalty into touch and Saints have the lineout. They loose the ball there but Tigers clear and Pisi is there. Marshall barrels forwards and Saints play on.

And Tuala comes on for Hutchinson too.

Haskell replaces Brüssow as we get set.

65

Saints maul and then clear. Varndell is there. He comes infield but Hutchinson takes him down. Tigers keep the ball and come wide but as Aspland-Robinson takes Hutchinson out off the ball, Saints earn the penalty. 

64

Penalty Saints at the scrum - brilliant effort from Painter to earn that one! And Grayson sends it to touch. Lineout Saints outside their own 22. 

63

The ball comes out this time and it comes wide to Varndell where Saints pressure but are penalised at the breakdown. Tigers choose to scrum. 

62

Penalty Tigers at the scrum again and the opt for another.

61

Tigers choose to scrum with their penalty and after a few resets earn a penalty there. Tigers choose to scrum again.

And Marshall replaces Fish for Saints.

Ma'afu replaces Gigena as we get set.

60

Tigers have an advantage coming as they look to play the phases and eventually we come back for it. 

59

Good scurm from Saints but Tigers just hold on to the ball. They're within five now and pushing.

Kellaway replaces Tuitavake as we set the scrum. 

57

Tigers keep the ball but Saints defend hard. Hardwick chips through for Varndell to chase and Gibson does well to hold him up over the line. Scrum five then.

56

It's scrappy but Saints hold onto possession and come forwards. But Collins knocks on in contact and Ford clears. Tuitavake looks to clear but his kick goes straight out and Tigers have the lineout.

Painter and Moon replace Franks and Barrow as we get set.

54

Tigers keep coming and make it back into Saints' half but there skipper Harrison gets over the ball and earns Saints the penalty. Grayson sends it to touch for a lineout just outside Tigers' 22. 

54

Gibson steals the lineout this time and Saints are away. Hutchinson clears well and though Tigers come back at them Ratuniyarawa puts in a huge hit to slow them.

53

Scrappy at the lineout and though Gibson disrupts the lineout, he's penalised at the breakdown. Ford sends the penalty to touch. Lineout Tigers just outside Saints' 22. 

51

Penalty Tigers at the scrum and Ford sends it to touch. Lineout Tigers on halfway. 

50

Gibson is up in defence of the restart again and Tigers are trying to work out of their 22. But they knock on in contact and Saints have the scrum.

Ford...

... sends the kick through.

48

Saints take the restart well and push forwards out of their 22 quickly. Grayson and Ratuniyarawa get them further before Furbank breaks again. But he's penalised for holding on at the ruck and Tigers have the penalty. Ford sends it to the corner.

Grayson...

... adds the extras too!

TRYYYYY HEINZ!!

And that's the bonus point for Saints! They maul over the line from close range and it's Brüssow who gets the ball to ground!

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46

Reinach uses the ball and Saints come at Tigers in the midfield...

45

Gibson is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards.

44

Tigers strip the ball and chip through. Collins is there though and Saints play on. Ratuniyarawa works his way out of Saints' 22 before Hutchinson gets them further. Collins hacks the ball through and Furbank is in chase. Ford just gets there first but pressure from Furbank sees his clearing kick go nowhere. Lineout Saints in Tigers' 22.

42

Tigers keep a hold of the ball in a scrappy scrum and White boxes clear. Furbank is there and he dummies to get back up tot he 22. Saints play on.

41

Saints turn the ball over at the restart and Grayson comes forwards. Saints have the advantage coming too and eventually we come back for it. And after Tigers' captain Wells tries to argue with the referee, Saints are moved forwards into the 22. Grayson sends it to the corner. 

40

WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

Grayson gets us back on here at the Gardens!

Time is up here and Reinach comes forwards but knocks the ball on in contact and that ends the half. 

39

Tigers have the knock on advantage as Saints just get a hand to the ball at the lineout. They work into the midfield but Saints are penalised at the ruck. Ford points to the posts.

39

22 drop for Saints then and Grayson sends it long. Tuilagi comes forwards but Gibson takes him down. They look to come back inside but knock on. Scrum Saints.

38

Ford...

... sends the kick wide from in front of the posts though.

37

Tigers use the ball quickly but Saints concede again at the ruck. Ford points to the posts this time.

36

Tigers clear and Collins is there. Grayson sends it back and Tuilagi is there but Saints hold firm in defence. But they concede a penalty at the ruck and Ford sends it to touch for a lineout just outside Saints' 22. 

35

Gibson gets a hand to the restart and Saints play on. Grayson sends a cross field over but his kick goes straight out. Lineout Tigers.

Ford...

... sends the kick through.

33

Wells up for the lineout but it's scrappy for Tigers afterwards and Saints get the ball. Tuitavake looks to come forwards but he's isolated and Tigers earn the penalty. Ford points to the posts.

32

Saints maul forwards but are held up and Tigers have the scrum. 

32

Collins looks to take the restart but just loses it into touch. Lineout Tigers in Saints' 22. 

Grayson...

... sends the conversion through too!

TRYYYY BARROW!!

And it's a first in Black, Green and Gold for the lock as he scores against his old club!!

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30

Saints get the ball away quickly and Furbank hacks it downfield. Pisi and Furbank are in chase and Saints turn the ball over. It's coming wide...

29

Tigers collect the ball at this lineout but Saints disrupt their maul and earn the scrum. 

28

Ratuniyarawa gets up for the lineout but is penalised for touching his opposite man in the air. Ford sends the ball into the corner.

27

Reinach clears well from the restart and Tigers have the lineout back near halfway.

26

Grayson...

... sends the conversion just wide though.

TRYYYYY FISH!

The maul makes it over and it's Fish that's at the base to dot down!

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25

Harrison is up for the lineout and Saints maul forwards.

24

We eventually come back for the penalty and Grayson sends it into the corner.

24

Penalty coming for Saints now as they keep coming.

23

Saints come wide and Collins works up to Tigers' 22. Ratuniyarawa charges into the 22 and Saints are pushing hard here.

22

But Tigers get a hand to the ball at the lineout and White clears. Lineout Saints just outside Tigers' 22. 

21

A few re-sets on the scrum and the penalty goes Saints' way when we get one going. Grayson sends it into the corner.

19

Tigers manage to keep a hold of the ball at a scrappy lineout and they clear. Pisi is there and Collins is off. He nearly makes it up to the 22 but Tigers knock on in the tackle there. Scrum Saints.

18

Saints have upped their intensity and get the ball wide to Pisi again. He works into Tigers' half before Grayson spots space in behind. Lineout Tigers in their own 22. 

Grayson...

... converts his own try too!

TRYYYYY GRAYSON!!

A brilliant run from Pisi gets Saints into the Tigers' 22 before the ball comes wide to Grayson. The fly-half squirms his way into the line for his second try for Saints!

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14

Gibson is up for the lineout and Saints have the advantage coming from the maul too. They play on.

13

Saints steal the ball at the ruck and Collins looks to shoot down the wing. He works into Tigers' half and Saints have the advantage coming. We come back for it and Grayson sends the ball into corner. 

13

Scrappy at the lineout from Tigers but they keep the ball.

12

Reinach clears and Tigers will have the lineout back near halfway.

11

Saints come wide and Gibson nearly makes it into the Tigers half before Saints bring it back the other way. Grayson looks to chip through but is charged down. Brüssow gets there first but Saints are pushing out of their own 22 now.

10

Olowofela takes the restart but Furbank and Gibson are in chase. Tigers look to push out of their 22 but get nowhere and box clear. Grayson is there and Saints play on.

Ford...

... sends the conversion through too.

Try Tigers.

Tuilagi is the last man up from the maul of bodies that make it over the line as Tigers start the scoring.

7

Short at the lineout from Tigers and they maul but it comes down. They begin to push at close range.

6

Wells is up for the lineout and Tigers have the advantage coming from the maul and we come back for that. Ford sends it into the corner.

5

Free kick Tigers at the scrum again and they go quickly. Brüssow slows their progress but Tigers have the advantage coming and we come back for it. Ford sends the ball into touch for a lineout inside Saints' 22. 

4

Harrison uses the ball quickly and Saints push on. Gibson charges forwards to get Saints over the halfway line before the ball come wide. But there it's knocked on and Tigers will have the scrum. 

3

Knock on from Tigers as they struggle to get the ball out of the scrum. Scrum Saints then.

2

Free kick Tigers as Saints are penalised for pre-engaging. Tigers opt for the scrum. 

1

Harrison barges Saints out of their own 22 before Reinach boxes clear. Tuilagi is there but Saints push up and force Ford to send the high ball up. Furbank takes it well and Saints earn the scrum too.

HERE WE GO!

 

The second Derby Day of the season is on!

Opposition LineupLeicester Tigers

15
Jordan Olowofela
14
Leonardo Sarto
13
Sam Aspland-Robinson
12
Tom Hardwick
11
Tom Varndell
10
Joe Ford
9
Ben White
1
Facundo Gigena
2
Ross McMillan
3
Joe Heyes
4
Sam Lewis
5
Harry Wells
6
Tommy Reffell
7
Will Evans
8
Fred Tuilagi

SubsLeicester Tigers

16
Harry Mahoney
17
Campese Ma'afu
18
David Feao
19
Cameron Jordan
20
Taylor Gough
21
Jonny Law
22
Curtis Wilson
23
Freddie Steward
Form Guide

Form

WLLWW

Last match

Beat Leicester 29-15

Past meeting

Won 29-15
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Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints
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Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers
20