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).
LOCKS & LOOSE FORWARDS
Nick Isiekwe (season-long loan, starting 1 August)
* Senior Academy 2020/21