Northampton Saints vs Sale Sharks 22/23 Live Reporting

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38 Northampton Saints
34 Sale Sharks

Sat 18 Feb 3:00pm cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens Attendance: 0

Northampton Saints vs Sale Sharks

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Arron Reed

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Sam Dugdale

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Tom Roebuck

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Try

Fraser Dingwall

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Rory Hutchinson

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Sam Dugdale

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Josh Beaumont

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Jonny Hill

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Tom James

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Robbie Smith

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Tom Cruse

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Tom Collins

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Fin Smith

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Alex Coles

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Rob du Preez

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Sam Dugdale

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Bevan Rodd

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Simon McIntyre

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Matt Proctor

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Sam Dugdale

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Aaron Hinkley

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Alex Waller

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Fin Smith

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Sam James

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George Ford

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Raffi Quirke

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Gus Warr

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Ethan Waller

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Alfie Petch

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Paul Hill

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Tommy Freeman

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Cobus Wiese

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Rob du Preez

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Nic Schonert

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Northampton Saints 07 v 24 Sale Sharks

Sharks end the first 40 on a high, with another try!

Conversion successful.

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Northampton Saints 07 v 19 Sale Sharks

Saints win a scrum just on halfway but get penalised. Sam James kicks it into the corner to bring Sharks back into the red zone.

Sale regather the ball from the line out and Curry maul it forward, a short offload to JL see’s him crash over the line.

After taking the decision to the TMO the try is not given and Saints are awarded a goal line drop out.

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Northampton Saints 07 v 19 Sale Sharks

Saints build momentum in attack but Sale turnover the ball and look to build on their attack. Carps clears his lines but delivers straight to the Saints fullback which who kicks it out on the full.

Sale remain in possession in Saint’s half but the ball is knocked forward by Reedy for a Saints scrum.

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Northampton Saints 07 v 19 Sale Sharks

Saints re-start well and re-gather possession. Space is spotted in the middle field and Saints scrum half Tom James goes over to score.

Conversion successful.

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Northampton Saints 00 v 12 Sale Sharks

Saints get penalised for offside and RDP kicks into the corner to give Sale a great attacking position from the line out.

After a messy line out the ball is secured by #YourSharks and Tom Curry bursts through the Saints to defence to Score a second.

Conversion successful from RDP.

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Fin Smith

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Tom James

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Northampton Saints 00 v 19 Sale Sharks

Sale are looking to build on the lead, an excellent regather from the re-start sets Flats on a lovely chip and chase.

Fin Smith is isolated in the back field and see’s touch Sale are back inches away from the try line.

Sale keep the attack with an offside advantage in their back pocket, RDP glides through the Saints defence to touchdown under the posts.

Conversion successful.

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Rob du Preez

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Rob du Preez

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Northampton Saints 00 v 05 Sale Sharks

Saints look to use the space out wide as Sale go down a man but RDP stops the attack as Furbank is pushed into touch and Sale line out just inside their half.

A lovely link up between Sam James, Carpenter and Cobus bring Sharks back into Saints 22′ but Jonny Hill gets pushed into touch 5m out and Saints kick upfield.

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Rob du Preez

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Tom Curry

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George Furbank

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Rory Hutchinson

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Red Card

Manu Tuilagi

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Northampton Saints 00 v 05 Sale Sharks

Saints secure the ball at the re-start but Sale push them back into their own half. After a kicking battle Carps steps inside to break through the Saints defence and set’s the Sharks on the attack.

A lovely kick from RDP see’s #YourSharks back into the 22′, Manu bursts through but Ref calls foul play on an illegal tackle, and Manu see’s a red.

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Arron Reed

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Northampton Saints 00 v 05 Sale Sharks

The turnover king is back, Tom Curry wins a crucial turnover for the Sharks and RDP kicks it deep into the 22′ for a Sale line out.

Sale keep composure in the maul and lovely link up between RDP kick and Reedy on the wing get’s the scoreboard rolling for #YourSharks.

Conversion unsuccessful.

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Northampton Saints vs Sale Sharks

Saints look to release pressure from within their half but Carpenter is their to drive it forward. With no one in support Carps is pushed into touch for a Saints line out just inside Sale’s half.

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Northampton Saints vs Sale Sharks

Sharks take the restart well through Carpenter and clear beyond halfway before Saints return the favour. Carpenter fails to take the ball cleanly though and spills the ball back into Saints’ half.
Tom Curry makes amends for the early error and wins a turnover on halfway. RDP sends play into the Saints 22.
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