Taking part in an Ospreys v Saints match is nothing new to Dan Biggar, but the occasion last weekend was a new one for the incoming Saint as he ran out in Black, Green and Gold for the first time at Bridgend.
And the Welshman, who arrived in Northampton last month, said that the experience of taking on his old team was a positive one, despite the horrendous conditions at Brewery Field.
“We haven’t had a day’s rain in Costa del Northampton and then we come down here and it’s absolutely belted it down,” Biggar commented after the 26-13 win.
“I think that’s testament to the performance the squad put in, to the 34 boys that took to the field. We did the basics pretty well and turned pressure into points.
“Overall, it was a really good days work and it gives us something to build on ready for next week.”
But when it comes to settling into the Northampton way, the 28-year-old said that Franklin’s Gardens is already as good as home after just nine short weeks in the county.
“It’s been a really good summer; I’ve been welcomed in here and it feels almost like home now in terms of the Club and the set-up.
“It’s been nice to get out and put a bit of effort into the shirt. It was a really nice touch to get on and hopefully we can go from strength to strength.”
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