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Woman touched inappropriately in Daventry on way home from night out

A woman was groped by a stranger who approached her after a a night out in Daventry . The victim was walking home along High Street, Daventry sometime between 3.40am and 4am on Sunday, October 7 when she was approached by a man. He began walking...

15 October 2018 in Regional East
 

Northants police officer sold Auschwitz relics on eBay

Northamptonshire Police have said they accept there are ‘moral and ethical concerns’ after one of their serving police officers was caught selling Auschwitz relics on eBay. PC Matt Hart traded in artefacts from the WWII concentration camp on the...

15 October 2018 in Regional East
 

Boyd issues stirring rallying call to Saints ahead of Dragons battle

Chris Boyd has urged Saints to 'keep boxing' as they look to bounce back from their big defeat to Clermont Auvergne. Boyd's men were beaten 41-20 by the French giants in the Challenge Cup opener at Franklin's Gardens last Saturday. Saints shipped six...

15 October 2018 in Sport
 

Curle revels in Rovers victory and takes pride in winning supporters’ backing

When Andy Williams popped up deep into stoppage-time to snatch the most stirring of victories over Forest Green Rovers on a dramatic Saturday afternoon, the delirious celebrations that followed would have befitted that of a title-clinching win....

15 October 2018 in Sport
 

Northampton boxing star Cameron claims another big win

Chantelle Cameron insists she still has a lot to work on after defeating Jessica Gonzalez at York Hall in London on Saturday night. The Northampton boxing star dominated the 10-round bout against the Mexican, eventually earning the decision with...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

Northampton Town 2 Forest Green Rovers 1 – match review, player ratings and highlights

It was a scruffy goal to win a scruffy game of football but if Saturday’s dramatic and ultimately merited 2-1 victory over Forest Green Rovers proves the turning point of Town’s campaign – and it needs to be – it’s unlikely anyone will remember how...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

Opposition view: Boss Cooper ‘hurting’ after Cobblers condemn Rovers to first defeat with late winner

Forest Green Rovers manager Mark Cooper admitted Saturday’s stoppage-time defeat to the Cobblers was a gut-wrenching way for his side to lose their unbeaten record this season. Rovers had not tasted defeat in any of their 16 league or cup games prior...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

A whole new world for Ward as retired Northampton tennis ace looks ahead

For so many years, Alex Ward has been the flag-bearer for Northampton tennis. Every success the 28-year-old has had has been greeted with great joy in the town, with fans of all sports quick to congratulate him. From being part of the Davis Cup squad...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

Northampton Saints 20 Clermont Auvergne 41: Tom Vickers' review and player ratings

At Saints' weekly media day in the build-up to Saturday's clash with Clermont Auvergne, Teimana Harrison talked openly. The affable flanker sat in the Barwell Stand sun and gave a typically honest appraisal of all things black, green and gold. On the...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

Saints boss Boyd hopeful Mallinder injury is not too serious

Chris Boyd has confirmed Harry Mallinder suffered a knee injury during Saints' 41-20 defeat to Clermont Auvergne on Saturday. But the boss says the initial signs are that the problem is not too serious. Mallinder went to ground after a huge hit after...

14 October 2018 in Sport
 

Clermont were 'too good' for Saints, admits boss Boyd

Chris Boyd admits Clermont Auvergne were just too good for Saints as his side fell to a 41-20 defeat at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday afternoon. The French table-toppers scored six tries as they flew into a 41-6 lead, with Tom Collins and David...

13 October 2018 in Sport
 

Saints crushed by powerful Clermont in Challenge Cup opener

Saints were savaged by Clermont Auvergne as the French table-toppers proved far too powerful in the Challenge Cup curtain raiser at Franklin's Gardens. Clermont ran in six tries on another sobering European afternoon for Saints, who had few answers to...

13 October 2018 in Sport
 

Williams the last-gasp hero as Cobblers sink Forest Green to claim first home win of the season

Andy Williams struck in the fifth minute of injury-time to hand the Cobblers a dramatic first home win of the season and simultaneously end Forest Green Rovers’ unbeaten start to the campaign on an afternoon full of drama and excitement at the PTS...

13 October 2018 in Sport
 

Central defender Pierre determined to learn from boss Curle

Aaron Pierre is determined to make the most of the fact his new manager at the Cobblers is a central defender who has played at the very highest level. Keith Curle was a top flight and Premier League player for many years with both Wimbledon and...

13 October 2018 in Sport
 

Saints defence coach Dickens wants another big display against Clermont

Following Jim Mallinder's dismissal last December, Alan Dickens stepped into a role that he admits was 'thrust upon' him. The defence-coach-turned-attack-coach was parachuted into a position as interim head coach. And with Saints struggling badly, it...

13 October 2018 in Sport
 


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