Northampton surge to beat Saracens in LV Cup

Northampton Saints surged to 20-16 Anglo Welsh LV=Cup victory over Premiership leaders Saracens at Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday.

More to follow.

Final Score Northampton 20 (7) Saracens 16 (10)

Scorers

Northampton
Tries – Wilson, Manoa
Pen -Hooley
Con – Hooley
Drop –

Saracens
Tries – Spencer
Pen – Spencer (2)
Con – Spencer
Drop –

Match Officials
Referee
: JP Doyle (RFU, 7th competition game).
Assistant Referees: Peter Huckle and Simon McConnell (RFU)

Teams

Northampton: 15 James Wilson, 14 Jamie Elliott, 13 George Pisi, 12 Dom Waldouck, 11 Ken Pisi, 10 Will Hooley, 9 Kahn Fotuali’i, 8 GJ van Velze (c), 7 Ben Nutley, 6 Teimana Harrison, 5 Samu Manoa, 4 Rob Verbakel, 3 Gareth Denman, 2 Mike Haywood, 1 Ethan Waller.

Replacements: 16 Ross McMillan, 17 Tom Warren, 18 Adam Parkins, 19 Christian Day, 20 Matt Williams, 21 Alex Day, 22 Stephen Myler, 23 Fa’atoina Autagavaia.

Saracens: 15 Ben Ransom, 14 Jack Wilson, 13 Tim Streather, 12 Marcelo Bosch, 11 Michael Tagicakibau, 10 Nils Mordt (c), 9 Ben Spencer, 8 Justin Melck, 7 Matt Hankin, 6 Nick de Jager, 5 Eoin Sheriff, 4 Hayden Smith, 3 Petrus Du Plessis, 2 Jared Saunders, 1 Rhys Gill.

Replacements: 16 Scott Spurling, 17 Richard Barrington, 18 Matt Stevens, 19 Mouritz Botha, 20 Jacques Burger, 21 Jack Maplesden, 22 Sam Stanley, 23 Tom Jubb.

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