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Brookes to leave Northampton at the end of the season

Kieran Brookes Credit: PA

Northampton Saints have announced that prop Kieran Brookes is to leave Franklin's Gardens at the end of the season.

The England-capped front row, who has never featured under Eddie Jones, has made 66 appearances for Saints since his arrival at the club in 2015 from Newcastle Falcons.

"We would like to thank Kieran for all his efforts at Franklin Gardens over the last three years and we wish him well."

– Alan Dickens, Coach


Hello - is it Lionel Richie you're looking for? Then you're in luck!

Lionel Richie has announced a summer tour of the UK - including shows at Franklin's Gardens in Northampton and Holkham Hall in Norfolk.

The Hello singer, 68, plans to perform hits from across his extensive back catalogue, up to the present day.

He said:

"I've been missing the UK and can't wait to make my long awaited return and to see parts of the country I've never made it out to before," said the star. The fans are always incredible and they make the atmosphere at every show electric, so I look forward to singing along with them soon."

– Lionel Richie

Richie will appear at Franklin's Gardens on June 1 and at Holkham Hall on June 24.

Tickets go on sale on February 2.

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