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Luis Ghaut's dad pays tribute to his son

Luis Ghaut's father Lee has said thanks to the rugby world for their support over the death of his 'dear son'. He posted the following messages on Twitter.

England star Tom Wood tweets emotional tribute to cancer mascot

England rugby star Tom Wood has tweeted an emotional tribute to club mascot Luis Ghaut. The Saints star said Luis, who's just died of bone cancer, had inspired him and given him his proudest moment at the Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham in May.

Stars from the rugby world tweet their tributes to inspriational Luis

Here's what Dylan Hartley, Austin Healey and Chris Ashton had to say about Saints mascot Luis Ghaut.

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Saints pay tribute to brave young fan

Northampton Saints have paid tribute to a young fan who's died of bone cancer. The club said Luis Ghaut had touched the lives of many people at Franklin’s Gardens.

Luis Ghaut with Alex Corbisiero and Tom Wood at the 2014 Aviva Premiership final Credit: www.redhatphoto.com/Northampton Saints

‘Luis became a familiar face in unfortunate circumstances, after his family approached us to help support their fundraising and awareness activities about Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer that he was suffering from.

– Northampton Saints

George North: "Wasps defeat was an eye-opener for Northampton Saints"

George North in action for Northampton Saints against Gloucester earlier this season. Credit: PA

Northampton Saints star George North says his side won't dwell on last weekend's surprise defeat to Wasps.

The reigning Premiership champions lost for the first time this season at Adams Park, but North is hopeful of putting things right on Sunday at Newcastle Falcons.

"Obviously Gloucester went so well, and when you go down to Wasps, it's a completely different atmosphere and a different game.

But for us, it was a bit of an eye-opener and we'll take that on the chin and work on the next one."

– George North, Northampton Saints

Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints, Aviva Premiership, Sunday 21 September, 2pm

Draw made for rugby's European Champions Cup

Northampton Saints have been drawn in Pool 5 for the European Rugby Champions Cup.

They'll play Racing Metro, Ospreys and Treviso. Last season's beaten finalists Saracens will tae on Munster, Sale Sharks and Clermont Auvergne.

Local rivals Leicester Tigers have been drawn with Scarlets, Ulster and reigning champions Toulon.

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