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Hall of Fame

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The history of Northampton Saints is one filled with illustrious names. To recognise and honour their time in the black, green and gold the club established its Hall of Fame in 2004.

To date 12 legendary players have been inducted - Edgar Mobbs, Gordon Sturtridge, Ron Jacobs, Dickie Jeeps, David Powell, Vince Cannon, Tim Rodber, Ray Longland, Don White, Jeff Butterfield, Gary Pearce and Garry Pagel. Just click on each name on the left to find out more about each Saints legend.

The club will be inducting its next group of Hall of Famers at a special Celebration Dinner on Wednesday, March 15th here at Franklin's Gardens. To register your interest and find out more about this not-to-be-missed occasion - ideal for individual supporters, companies and sponsors alike - just fill in the form below!

Here is your 10-man long-list:

GEOFF ALLEN Fly half who made 136 appearances between 1963 and 72, team secretary, club secretary, president and chief executive over 26 years 

TEDDY COOK The club’s record try scorer, with 219 tries in 263 appearances on the wing between 1908 and 23, whose glittering career was only interrupted by World War I

JERRY GORDON Mr Saints for 36 years between 1929 and 1965, overseeing all aspects of the club’s operations as secretary and then president

PAUL GRAYSON The Saints’ record points scorer, with 2,786 from 259 appearances, including the three penalties which won the 2000 Heineken Cup. Also a British Lion in 1997 and a member of England’s Rugby World Cup winning squad in 2003

ROGER HORWOOD Over 200 appearances in the front row across 17 seasons, but who organised the events which enabled the club to finance the purchase of Franklin’s Gardens. Also part of the 1988 consortium which transformed the Saints

PAT LAM The captain who lifted the Heineken Cup in 2000, who in three seasons brought a winning culture to Franklin’s Gardens culminating in that memorable May afternoon

BUDGE POUNTNEY Leading from the front for club and country, making 215 appearances and captaining Scotland between 2000 and 2002

WAYNE SHELFORD The All Blacks legend who became the on-field catalyst that took the Saints to the verge of glory in the early-1990s

BOB TAYLOR One of the best flankers of his generation, with 313 Saints appearances, 16 England caps and four British and Irish Lions tests on the 1968 tour of South Africa

BILLY WESTON Seventh on the all-time appearance list with 390, and a third of his 15 seasons spent as captain. First choice flanker for England for five years and a member of the first East Midlands team to win the County Championship

 

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