Saracens recorded a comfortable 41-8 victory over Newcastle on Sunday to ensure they finished top of their LV= Cup pool and so sealed their progression to the semi-finals.
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Saturday 12 May 2012
Harlequins 25 Northampton 23
Friday 11 May 2012
West Indies 147 England Lions 40-1
Monday 07 May 2012
The Netherlands posted an impressive total of 239 for 6 in their first Clydesdale Bank Pro40 fixture of the season, against Gloucestershire yesterday. After losing the toss and being put in at Bristol, the Dutch reached their total thanks to Stephanus Myburgh's impressive 77, which featured 11 fours and two sixes, and Cameron Borgas's 38. Ed Young, who picked up 2 for 31, was the pick of Gloucestershire's bowlers.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Northampton Saints 42 Worcester Warriors 14: Northampton reach semi-finals but wing suffers spasm after scoring opener
Saturday 05 May 2012
Some 75 pupils thought to have been hard at work practising for event this summer
Saturday 05 May 2012
Up to 75 young people aged between nine and 19 have been conned into believing they could take part in the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games, police said yesterday.
Friday 04 May 2012
A 35-year-old man and 31-year-old woman have been arrested in Northampton and London as part of an ongoing investigation into a potential fraud in the run-up to the Olympics.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
People were cautioned to keep away from swollen rivers today as dozens of flood warnings remained in place after heavy rain across parts of England.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Somerset batsman Nick Compton has been rewarded for his prolific form in a so-far bowler-friendly season with a place in a 12-man England Lions squad to play West Indies at Northampton from 10 May.
Friday 27 April 2012
A few days before the World Cup final between New Zealand and France in Auckland last October, the All Blacks coach Wayne Smith quietly confirmed that while his long association with the silver fern would end at the final whistle, he had every intention of returning to international rugby in time for the next global gathering, in England in 2015. What he did not know then, and does not quite know yet, is whether he could work with a side good enough to relieve his own country of the Webb Ellis Cup.
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Workers at telecoms firm TalkTalk were said to be "shellshocked" today after the company announced the closure of a call centre and other plans to cut jobs.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Three people have been arrested by police investigating the murders of four family members.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Five historic daily regional newspapers are to become weeklies as their owner Johnston Press moves to single online and printed paper newsrooms.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
A 60-year-old man sent an MP a threatening email telling her she would have to choose which one of her children would die.
Friday 06 April 2012
With all respect to Derbyshire, they may not make many headlines this season. Savour the moment, then, Dan Redfern, who will retain the distinction for posterity of the first century of the 2012 County Championship.
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