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Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
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19 April, 2019 18:24
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Wandies team for tomorrow
Lock forward (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 17:16
Wanderers name side for Tigers derby at the Gardens
Friday, April 19 2019.
Northampton Wanderers have made six changes to their line-up as they bid to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the Premiership Rugby Shield on Saturday.
East Midlands rivals Leicester Tigers are the visitors at Franklin’s Gardens, with the men in Black, Green and Gold hoping to book their spot in the final four of the competition for the fourth straight season.

Following an impressive six-try 40-36 victory over Northern Conference leaders Newcastle Falcons last time out, Northampton need just one league point from the match to guarantee their progress.

Ken Pisi and Connor Tupai both come into the back-line for Wandies, while Andrew Kellaway – a hat-trick hero against Newcastle – is once again named in the midfield alongside Fraser Strachan.

Fly-half James Grayson skippers the side for the third straight match, but coaches Simon Sinclair and Mark Hopley have shuffled their pack with Toby Trinder, Karl Garside, and Lewis Bean all coming into the tight five and Alex Coles starting at lock.

NORTHAMPTON WANDERERS v LEICESTER TIGERS A
Premiership Rugby Shield, Round 10
Saturday 20 April, 2019
Franklin’s Gardens
Kick-off: 1pm

15 Tom Emery
14 Ken Pisi
13 Andrew Kellaway
12 Fraser Strachan
11 Tom Collins
10 James Grayson (c)
9 Connor Tupai

1 Toby Trinder
2 George Newman
3 Karl Garside
4 Tom Jubb
5 Lewis Bean
6 Alex Coles
7 Devante Onojaife
8 Mitch Eadie

Replacements:
16 Josh Taylor
17 Will Davis
18 Jamal Ford-Robinson
19 Fred Betteridge
20 Tui Uru
21 Charlie Davies
22 Matt Worley
23 Tom Freeman

 
Duckonstilts
Re: Wandies team for tomorrow
Duckonstilts (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 17:19
Thats a very strong team. Hope we get a strong win.

 
tedge
Re: Wandies team for tomorrow
tedge (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 17:21
Might be a decent crowd in for this

 
St John
Re: Wandies team for tomorrow
St John (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 17:23
And your visitors

[www.leicestertigers.com]

Tigers Development XV: Freddie Steward, Leo Gilliland, Elliot Creed*, Tim Bitirim*, Clayton Blommetjies, Tom Hardwick, Jonny Law; Campese Ma'afu, Ross McMillan, Gaston Cortes, Cameron Gray*, Valentino Mapapalangi, Tommy Reffell, Will Evans (c), Fred Tuilagi

Replacements: Jamie Harding*, Osman Dimen*, David Feao, Thom Smith, Sione Kalamafoni, Will Findlay*, Sam Costelow, Telusa Veainu

* Guest Player



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Trog
Re: Wandies team for tomorrow
Dave Jackson (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 18:21
Some of that Tigers front row is familiar.



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
shendy (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 18:46
Telusa Veainu - there's something on the Tigers board about him being back. Is that the Veainu who was fairly lethal a couple of years ago?

 
Joe Davison
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
19 April, 2019 19:57
Quote:
shendy
Telusa Veainu - there's something on the Tigers board about him being back. Is that the Veainu who was fairly lethal a couple of years ago?

Yes

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
shendy (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 21:24
He's good!

 
tigerburnie
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
tigerburnie (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 21:36
Been injured for a long time

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
shendy (IP Logged)
19 April, 2019 21:48
Thanks for the info Burnie

 
jimmies
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
jimmies (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 05:48
Is there any way this can be watched/listened to for the souls that are no longer in the Shire

 
tedge
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
tedge (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 09:33
Quote:
jimmies
Is there any way this can be watched/listened to for the souls that are no longer in the Shire

Not live so the only thing is highlights which Saints usually put up a few days after the match

 
Saint Mulc
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Saint Mulc (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 11:59
Quote:
jimmies
Is there any way this can be watched/listened to for the souls that are no longer in the Shire
You can usually get updates from Northampton Saints Twitter site.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 13:20
14 mins gone
Saints 7 : Tiggers 14



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 13:26
21 gone

14 all Newman from a driving Maul Jimmy Grayson converts from out wide



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 13:37
34 gone
14 21



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 13:49
Half time
14:21



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 14:13
Ken Pisi scores
19 21
One more try and an away trip to either Exeter or Sarries in the Semi



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 14:26
Tries on 60, 62 and 65 guarantee that semi
38:21 after 66 minutes



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 14:30
70 mins
38:28
Hat trick for Tigers winger



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MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Chris Hoddle (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 14:46
Final score
38:28



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BrianB
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
BrianB (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 14:54
Thanks Chris.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Stockers (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 15:43
Yippee!

 
tedge
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
tedge (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 17:44
In the first half Wanderers struggled to hold the Tigers pack and gave them too many scrums because of unforced errors. In the second half the Wanderers cut down on the handling errors, avoided too many forward confrontations, upped the pace and off-loading to the extent that Leicester couldn't live with them at times.

We had another look at what we will be missing from Kellaway next season - shame he's leaving. Grayson kicked well but too often tried to beat Leicester on his own.

The officials seemed to make as many errors as the players

 
ramseysaint
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
ramseysaint (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 18:37
Any idea of the attendance?

 
tedge
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
tedge (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 18:40
The Carlsberg and terrace was pretty full. I'd guess at 2K plus

 
Dragonboy
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Dragonboy (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 19:57
I wasn’t at the game but it sounds like another stellar performance from AK. I think the only consolation in losing him was from a post I saw earlier in the week that maybe this was always intended as a gap year for him and maybe the flip side of when TC and Rory went down under for a while in Oz. Manly I think.

 
Saintalex
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Saintalex (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 20:04
It was Stephenson and TC that went down under



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steve battison
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
batty (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 20:57
Comments around me on the ref was he was bad so will be reffing the premier next season.

 
TheGent
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
TheGent (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 21:55
Anyone comment on how Tui Uru played?

 
ramseysaint
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
ramseysaint (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 22:13
Quote:
tedge
The Carlsberg and terrace was pretty full. I'd guess at 2K plus

Good crowd, pity I had to miss it.

 
Stopsy
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Stopsy (IP Logged)
20 April, 2019 22:15
Well played Saints

 
Happywifehappylife
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Happywifehappylife (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 00:32
A really good Wandies crowd seeing it was a 1pm KO. Second half was better than the first & the "guests" did really well again

Agree Tedge that this (& the last Wandies game) showed that if we could have kept hold of Kellaway what a star he could have become for us - you can see the class

 
Saint Stokey
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Saint Stokey (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 07:06
There is always the possibility that he wanted to go home after a year, and no contract would have tempted him. Or perhaps Waratahs only allowed him to leave under the condition that it was only for 1 year.

 
Sans Culottes
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Sans Culottes (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 08:10
Quote:
TheGent
Anyone comment on how Tui Uru played?

I thought he went well. A big unit for his age, and certainly likes contact!

 
twsaint
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
twsaint (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 10:14
Uru's try was a beauty. Power, skill and pace.

There was a fanastic try which was effectively a 14 point turnaround. Tom Collins chased back in defence, fell on the ball , got up and kept it alive. The ball was switched to the right deep in our 22 and in no time we were scoring in the left hand corner. The support running was brilliant.

Tigers had 6 full internationals in their squad to our one , although they had plenty of guests and youngsters.Our scrum took a bit of a pounding but the boys battled really well for the result.

Exeter or Sarries away in the semi final might be a bridge too far for this young team, but they've done really well.

 
tedge
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
tedge (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 10:52
A certain irony that they had Campesi Ma'afu and Ross McMillan in their front row !

 
twsaint
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
twsaint (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 11:18
I think Gaston Cortes did the damage. His first game back after a lengthy injury.

Campo and Ross won't fit into our squad, just the same as they've been little use to Tigers' first team.

 
incastrowetrust
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Ayerzawannabe (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 12:47
For those who went to the game any Tigers players catch the eye?

 
expeeler
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
expeeler (IP Logged)
21 April, 2019 13:41
Quote:
Ayerzawannabe
For those who went to the game any Tigers players catch the eye?

Blommetjies,

 
Saint Stokey
Re: Wanderers v Tigers Teams Up
Saint Stokey (IP Logged)
22 April, 2019 06:53
Yeah... he seemed very quick!

Not sure if it was the initial playsthat put him into decent space but he finished well.


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