With Northampton playing Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell in the opening round of the Premiership, TRU chatted to scrum-half Connor Tupai about his strong bond with the Saints and his ambitions for the new season.
Northampton Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd said England skipper Dylan Hartley could make a comeback from a knee injury during the upcoming Premiership place-off encounter against Exeter Chiefs to be played at Sandy Park on 25th May.
England will be without skipper Dylan Hartley for the upcoming Six Nations 2019 opener against Ireland at Aviva Stadium after the Northampton Saints' hooker failed to make sufficient recovery from a knee injury.
England skipper Dylan Hartley is set to make a return to rugby after five months as he was named in the Northampton Saints side to face Glasgow Warriors in a pre-season friendly at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
England will miss the services of skipper Dylan Hartley in the upcoming tour of South Africa after he failed to recover from a concussion that he sustained during the final round of the Six Nations Championship clash against Ireland at Twickenham earlier this year.
England skipper Dylan Hartley's participation in the upcoming summer tour of South Africa is in doubt after Northampton Saints head coach Alan Dickens refused to give a timeline for the return of his club captain.
Eddie Jones has announced his squad to battle France in the Six Nations this Saturday as Dylan Hartley has been ruled out after failing to recover from a tight calf, meaning Owen Farrell will assume the captaincy.
England captain and Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley has had a citing complaint against him dismissed but prop Joe Marler has been banned for three weeks and will miss England's Tests against Argentina and Australia.
Saracens rugby director Mark McCall has backed hooker Jamie George to come out successful when he faces England skipper Dylan Hartley in the upcoming European Champions Cup opener against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens next Sunday.
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley has urged his team to bounce back from the demoralising 55-24 defeat that they suffered against Saracens in the opening game of the Aviva Premiership at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.