Northampton have won their last three encounters with London Irish, whilst the Exiles have not won at Franklin’s Gardens since a 21-20 scoreline on 13 November 2004.
The top two teams in the Aviva Premiership Rugby table, and the two top try scoring clubs meet head on at Franklin’s Gardens.
Northampton Saints returned to the top of the table for the first time since round three after their 19-10 victory over Sale on Friday. The Saints are unbeaten in their last eight games in all competitions.
London Irish slipped up 25-33 at Wasps on Sunday – the first time the Exiles had failed to record a league point in a Premiership game this season.
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth (26th Premiership game
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