LiveNorthampton Saints 30 Worcester Warriors 14

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Summary

  • Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors
  • David Lemi try and three Chris Pennell penalties
  • GJ Van Velze scores two tries for Saints
  • Stephen Myler kicks 15 points

4:56pm

4:54pm

Time is up but the Saints are in possession and forcing Worcester back with a series of scrums.

4:52pm

Northampton in the corner looking for another try.

4:47pm

Attendance is 12,535.

4:47pm

Dean Hammond on for Alex Grove.

4:44pm

O'Donnell breaks through but is held up inside the 22.

4:44pm

Dean Ryan's frustrations are being taken out on the bench behind the media seats.

4:43pm

Paul Hodgson, George Porter and Rob O'Donnell on for Jonny Arr, Ofa Fainga'anuku and John Andress.

4:40pm

Myler makes no mistake for the extra two points. 30-14.

4:39pm

Saints break through the line and Van Velze goes over for his second try. It just had to be him! 28-14.

4:37pm

Chris Brooker and Ignacio Mieres on for Agustin Creevy and Paul Warwick.

4:37pm

Chris Brooker and Ignacio Mieres on for Agustin Creevy and Paul Warwick.

4:36pm

Sam Betty and Dickinson back from the bin.

4:35pm

Pennell slots the ball straight through the posts. 23-14.

4:35pm

Pennell slots the ball straight through the posts. 23-14.

4:27pm

Richard de Carpentier on for Senatore.

4:26pm

Myler with the extras. 23-11.

4:25pm

GJ Van Velze goes over following another strong drive. 21-11.

4:24pm

Warriors down to 13 men.

4:23pm

Now Sam Betty has been sent to the bin.

4:23pm

Dickinson doesn't get off lightly either, he has been sent to the bin for 10 minutes.

4:22pm

Captain Jonathan Thomas is sent off for striking out at Sam Dickinson. The referee spent ages consulting with the TMO. Major setback for Worcester.

4:17pm

Myler opts to kick the penalty into the corner rather than go for goal. Saints going for the kill.

4:16pm

James Percival comes on for Dean Schofield.

4:15pm

Northampton are back camped in front of the Worcester line.

4:11pm

Pennell pulls the conversion wide of the posts.

4:10pm

Alex Grove slots a grubber kick through for David Lemi to chase and he just manages to ground the ball. 16-11.

4:08pm

Myler adds the extras. 16-6.

4:07pm

The pressure is too much and the Saints have a penalty try. 14-6.

4:04pm

Immense defensive effort by Warriors to keep Saints out. The home crowd were convinced they had crossed the line. TMO says no.

4:02pm

3:48pm

3:47pm

Pennell comes up with a fine kick from out kn the left for the last action of the half. 9-6.

3:43pm

Senatore is back. He has about a minute to make an impact before the break.

3:41pm

Warriors under pressure with 14 men but are managing to weather the storm.

3:34pm

Leonardo Senatore sent to the bin after failing to retreat.

3:30pm

Warriors struggling to contain the Saints at the moment.

3:29pm

Myler slots his third kick. 9-3.

3:26pm

Myler has the easy task of putting the hosts in front. 6-3.

3:24pm

Warriors concede a penalty in front of the posts, which leads to a brief scuffle.

3:17pm

Saints spin the ball wide, Jamie Elliott heads for the corner but he is dragged out of play by Pennell.

3:15pm

Stephen Myler finds distance and accuracy to bring the sides level. 3-3.

3:13pm

Now Saints are on the charge.

3:11pm

Pennell gets the range from halfway with the kick but his effort drifts wide. Decent effort.

3:10pm

Long delay while Wayne Barnes consults the replays for a Saints infringement. The upshot is a Warriors penalty.

3:06pm

Good burst through the middle from Pennell. He's stopped in his tracks but that's a promising sign.

3:05pm

Chris Pennell successfully slots the first points of the game from midway inside the Saints half. 0-3.

3:02pm

Decent start from the Warriors in what are set to be testing conditions.

2:59pm

2:57pm

It's rather blustery here at Franklin's Gardens but the stage is set for an intruiging contest.

2:28pm

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5:10pm Sat 15 Feb 14

citykid says...

Oh dear another lose by the warriors!!!!! does this mean another person will get the sack from the office???? Perhaps the manager needs sacking this time ???
Oh dear another lose by the warriors!!!!! does this mean another person will get the sack from the office???? Perhaps the manager needs sacking this time ??? citykid
  • Score: 5

5:27pm Sat 15 Feb 14

Wobbly Warrior says...

More rubbish Deano ... Any management speak gobbledygook for us?
More rubbish Deano ... Any management speak gobbledygook for us? Wobbly Warrior
  • Score: 3

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