Saints have already beaten the Tigers at Franklin’s Gardens this season: 23-11 in the LV= Cup on 6 February, although Leicester won 29-15 at Welford Road in the Guinness Premiership on 31 October.
Northampton Saints’ six game winning run in the Guinness Premiership came to a halt at the Twickenham Stoop on Saturday. The Saints have won their last 17 games in all competitions at Franklin’s Gardens since Newcastle won there, 19-13 in the Premiership on 28 February 2009.
Table topping Leicester Tigers are the best team in the Guinness Premiership on current form having secured 22 of their last 25 possible points. Leicester have recorded at least one league point from each of their last 29 matches.
Referee: Sean Davey (89th Premiership game)
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