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Saints beaten by Nadolo-inspired Montpellier

Saints were eventually overpowered by Montpellier as their Champions Cup campaign ended with a 26-17 defeat at the Altrad Stadium on Friday night. Jim Mallinder’s men had looked set to shock their hosts when George North thought he had scored early in th

yesterday, 22:55 in Sport

Super skipper Wood has shouldered weight of Saints’ expectations

Tom Wood has shouldered the weight of Saints’ expectations this season. The captain has not just embraced the role of skipper, he has let it become him. And through an inconsistent season for his club, Wood has been a picture of consistency. In the past

yesterday, 22:00 in Sport

Cobblers boss Edinburgh targets flying start at Milton Keynes Dons

Justin Edinburgh is hoping to hit the ground running and ‘make an impact’ in his first game in charge of the Cobblers at Milton Keynes Dons on Saturday. Town travel to Stadium MK hoping to claim a first win since the 1-0 victory at Oxford United on Boxin

yesterday, 15:23 in Sport

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app. The app whic

yesterday, 14:52 in Regional East

Activists unveil banner on A45 near Wellingborough over Trump inauguration

A group of campaigners have unveiled a banner on the A45 near Wellingborough as Donald Trump is set to become the USA’s president. The group displayed the banner today in support of the national campaign “Build Bridges Not Walls” on the A45 running from

yesterday, 14:35 in Regional East

Man broke into village post office after smashing front door

A man smashed the glass in the door of West Haddon Post Office and broke into the shop. The incident happened on Wednesday January 18 and police say that sometime between 3am and 3.15am, two men smashed the glass of the front door with a hammer and enter

yesterday, 11:42 in Regional East

Boss Neilson hopes Milton Keynes’ ‘quality’ will overcome ‘physical and direct’ Cobblers

Milton Keynes Dons boss Robbie Neilson has warned his team they face a physical battle against the Cobblers on Saturday, but believes his team’s ‘quality’ will ensure they claim a victory. Town travel to Stadium MK for new boss Justin Edinburgh’s first g

yesterday, 11:03 in Sport

London Midland staff ballot for strike action in dispute over security guards

Train conductors on London Midland, which runs trains through Northampton and Long Buckby, are being balloted on strike action. Members of the rail union RMT said it was balloting members over a decision to place security contractors on London Midland tr

yesterday, 10:58 in Regional East

Striker Anderson confident he can provide a goal rush for the Cobblers

Keshi Anderson believes if he is given the time on the pitch then he will score the goals that will propel the Cobblers up the Sky Bet League One table. The Crystal Palace striker is set to make his Town debut at Milton Keynes Dons on Saturday (ko 3pm) a

yesterday, 10:09 in Sport

Daventry district beats national figures for employment

A higher percentage of residents work in the Daventry district than the national average figures have shown. Employment figures released by the Government show that around 80 per cent of people in our district have a job, compared to a national average o

yesterday, 07:38 in Regional East

Campese closing in on Saints comeback

Campese Ma’afu is closing in on a return to action at Saints. The loosehead prop suffered a broken wrist in Fiji’s defeat to England at Twickenham in November. He has been unavailable for Saints ever since. And forwards coach Dorian West said: “He’s set

yesterday, 07:09 in Sport

Tom Vickers’ Montpellier v Northampton Saints preview

Fixture: Montpellier v Northampton Saints (Champions Cup Pool 4 - game six) Date and kick-off time: Friday, January 20, 2017, 7.45pm (GMT) Venue: Altrad Stadium, Montpellier Montpellier: Michel; Nagusa, Tomane, Dumoulin, Nadolo; Catrakilis, White; Narias

Thursday, 18:18 in Sport

WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year. The list includes MoneySuperMarket’s dance-off, Paddy Power’s Euro 2016 advert featuring Scottish fans, and jokes about disability in Maltesers commerci

Thursday, 15:59 in Regional East

FEATURE: New Town boss Edinburgh on potential, the squad, Kelvin Thomas, club spirit... and turning down...

As he settles into the manager’s chair and makes himself at home at Sixfields, Justin Edinburgh admits he is excited by the potential of the Cobblers - and has also explained his reasons for turning down an approach from the club to take over from Aidy B

Thursday, 15:19 in Sport

Tuitavake makes first start as Saints make nine changes for Montpellier trip

Nafi Tuitavake will start for Saints for the first time as a much-changed side faces Montpellier on Friday night. (7.45pm GMT). The Tongan centre arrived at Franklin’s Gardens during the summer and has made just two appearances so far, coming off the ben

Thursday, 15:06 in Sport

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