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Saints avenge losing to Tigers in last year's final

The coach of Northampton Saints Jim Mallinder has described last night's victory in the Aviva Premiership Semi-Final as 'absolutely tremendous', especially as his side lost to Tigers in last year's final.

He Said:

"We've played Leicester numerous times since I've been here, we've won a couple but not recently and I think to win such a big game like that the semi final of the Aviva Premiership in front of our home fans was absolutely tremendous."

Tigers coach disappointed at Saints semi-final defeat

Speaking after defeat in the Aviva Premiership Semi-Final to Northampton Saints, Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill said:

"We gave everything, it's been tough year, we were close to winning we could've won it if we'd managed the game a bit better at times and our discipline had been a bit sharper but Saints are a good side, they played well, they took their opportunities and that's life"

Tigers and Saints square-up for Premiership semi-final

by James Clark

It is not just local pride and the bragging rights that are at stake tonight, but also a place in the Premiership Final, as rivals Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints square-up.

The Tigers welcome back six internationals for their trip to Franklin's Garden, including Niki Goneva.

Meanwhile, George Pisi and Samu Manoa will be among those re-joining the starting 15 for Saints.

Northampton will be hoping for revenge after Leicester beat them in the final last year, so tonight's match has all the ingredients for a cracker.

Richard Cockerill, Director of Rugby at Leicester Tigers, and player, Tom Croft, have been looking ahead to the encounter.

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Mother banned from breastfeeding in hospital to meet NHS bosses

Gemma Murphy was told she could not breastfeed her baby at St Cross Hospital in Rugby Credit: ITV News Central

A mother who was told she was not allowed to breastfeed her newborn baby inside a Warwickshire hospital is due to meet NHS bosses later.

Gemma Murphy complained after she was asked to move to a private room at St Cross Hospital in Rugby in case she offended other patients.

St Cross Hospital in Rugby Credit: ITV News Central

READ: Mother banned from breastfeeding in hospital waiting room

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