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Northampton Saints Secure Chris Boyd As New Director Of Rugby

Northampton Saints today confirmed that current Hurricanes head coach Chris Boyd has signed a three-year contract that will see him take over as the Aviva Premiership club’s Director of Rugby later this year. Saints parted ways with longtime director Jim Mallinder in December following a string of poor results that saw them plummet to tenth in the Aviva Premiership. Attacking …

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Northampton Saints Appoint Alan Gaffney As Interim Technical Coaching Consultant

While the search for a long-term replacement for former director of rugby Jim Mallinder continues, Northampton Saints have appointed veteran Australian coach Alan Gaffney as an interim technical coaching consultant. The vastly experienced Gaffney, who has most recently worked as the National Elite Programmes Coach with Rugby Australia, has prior experience coaching in the English Premiership having served as the …

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Northampton Saints Part Ways With Jim Mallinder

Northampton Saints confirmed today that they have parted ways with long-serving director of rugby, Jim Mallinder. According to a statement on the club’s website, the board made the decision to oust Mallinder, who took over at Northampton in 2007 and whose decade-long stint at the club’s helm is the longest of any director in the entire Aviva Premiership, due to …

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Northampton Director Of Rugby Makes Massive Admission About George North’s Recent Head Injury

Controversy continues to surround the most recent head injury suffered by Northampton Saints and Wales international George North, with the Saints’ director of rugby Jim Mallinder finally admitting that mistakes were made in the handling of the incident during their Premiership clash with the Leicester Tigers. Having been challenged in mid-air by Adam Thompstone, North was seen to land heavily …

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Alex Corbisiero Explains Why He May Never Play In The Premiership Or England Again

Former England and Northampton Saints prop Alex Corbisiero has said that he “probably won’t play in the Premiership or in English Rugby again” if he can receive further media opportunities after signing with American broadcaster NBC as part of their Premiership Rugby coverage for this season. Corbisiero, 28, announced last December that he was taking a 12-month unpaid sabbatical from professional rugby …

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