Northampton RFC recognise the contribution of current and former Saints by awarding numbers to every player to have donned the Black, Green and Gold jersey.
Going back to the beginning of Saints’ records in 1895 (records previous to this were destroyed in a fire), every player to have ever turned out for Northampton has been given a number to denote their place in the history of the Club.
Each Saint’s number is given chronologically depending on when they made their full senior debut for the Club – though prior to digitalised records in 1998, players are given a number alphabetically within the year they made their debut.
ET Abell begins the list of almost 2,000 Saints, while perhaps the most famous Saint, winger Edgar Mobbs, carries #281. The Club’s leading try scorer Teddy Cook is Saint #350, record appearance holder Ron Jacobs holds #1121, and Saints record points scorer Paul Grayson appears on the list at #1658.