Northampton Saints has today confirmed the Club’s first-team squad list for the remainder of the 19/20 season and the duration of the 20/21 season – with Director of Rugby Chris Boyd now leading a group of 56 players in total.
A total of eleven new faces arrive at Franklin’s Gardens including Nick Isiekwe, Shaun Adendorff, Danny Hobbs-Awoyemi, Nick Auterac and Tom James, while an impressive 66% (37/56) of Northampton’s senior squad have come through the Saints Academy system.
Boyd’s coaching group remains unchanged for the 2020/21 season, with Sam Vesty (Attack Coach), Ian Vass (Defence Coach), Phil Dowson (Forwards Coach) and Matt Ferguson (Assistant/Scrum Coach) at the helm.
Mark Hopley (Head of Academy) leads a Senior Academy group of 15 players, supported by Jake Sharp (Academy Skills Coach), Alex O’Dowd (Academy Programme Manager), Will Parkin (Junior Academy Development Manager) and James Craig (DPP Manager).
Francois van Wyk
LOCKS & LOOSE FORWARDS
Nick Isiekwe (season-long loan, starting 1 August)
* Senior Academy 2020/21