The famous green, black and gold colours have been have been worn at Franklin Gardens since 1880. Heineken Cup winners in 2000 as well as runners up in 2011, the team known as “The Saints” also recently won their first Aviva Premiership title for the ‘13/14 season, narrowly beating their opponents, Saracens, in the Final.
They’ve come a long way after being relegated to the Championship in 2007; Northampton bounced back the following season and have become a dominant force in the Premiership since. They will enter the first European Rugby Champions Cup this year full of confidence after their fantastic season.
The current kit is supplied by Burrda. Famous players to have worn the shirt include Rugby World Cup winners Matt Dawson, Ben Cohen and Steve Thompson as well as All Black legend Carlos Spencer.