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Ludlam highlights improved defence despite Munster loss

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints captain Lewis Ludlam praised his side’s defensive improvement in Round 2 of the Heineken Champions Cup but noted that they lacked the clinical edge required to beat Munster Rugby.   Northampton...

Ulster men ready to take on European champions

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan McFarland’s side will face up to Stade Rochelais in Round 2 of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup when the French side come to Kingspan Stadium this Saturday (KO 5 30pm). Despite...

Northampton trip a tough test for Munster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints come into their Heineken Champions Cup Round 2 clash with Munster Rugby on Sunday hoping to continue a strong run of form at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens.   The...

Skosan: Home crowd to play ‘big role’

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints wing Courtnall Skosan says home support will be vital as his side look to register some points in Heineken Champions Cup Pool B when they welcome Munster Rugby on Sunday.   The...

Haley: Northampton ‘a great place to go and play rugby’

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby full-back Mike Haley is excited for his side’s trip to cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens to face Northampton Saints in Round 2 of the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday.   The...

South African clubs help Champions Cup kick off in style

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 Champions Cup began in superb fashion this weekend as the three debuting South African clubs immediately made their mark in Round 1.   Vodacom Bulls and Lyon produced arguably...

Match Report:Champions Stade Rochelais maul Northampton

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Rochelais began the defence of their Heineken Champions Cup crown with an emphatic 46-12 victory over Northampton Saints at the Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday evening.   Brice Dulin,...

Five changes for Saints ahead of European opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of Rugby Phil Dowson makes five changes to his starting line-up as Northampton Saints prepare to head to Stade Rochelais this weekend, with Robbie Smith, David Ribbans, Aaron Hinkley, Tom James...

Match Preview: Stade Rochelais begin title defence against Northampton

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Rochelais start the defence of their Heineken Champions Cup crown against Northampton Saints at the Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday.   La Rochelle’s clinched their maiden EPCR...

Courtnall Skosan: Saints can go all the way

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints wing Courtnall Skosan believes the Gallagher English Premiership side have the ability to go “all the way” in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup.   Northampton...