Phil Dowson

Weight: 17st 0lb (108kg)

Hometown: Guildford

Position: Number Eight
Salesi Ma'afu of Northampton saints releases the ball to Phil Dowson during the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Northampton at Kingston Park on February 23, 2014
Sports Mole has 22 articles about Phil Dowson. Articles 1 to 22:
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Northampton Saints flanker Alex Dowson joins Worcester Warriors
Northampton Saints flanker Phil Dowson signs a deal with Championship side Worcester Warriors for next season.
Feb 10, 11:15
James Wilson of Northampton Saints scores their first try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Northampton Saints at Allianz Park on November 23, 2014
Result: Northampton Saints hold on to regain top spot in Aviva Premiership
Northampton Saints survive a second-half charge from Saracens to regain top spot in the Aviva Premiership with a 31-24 victory at Allianz Park.
Nov 23, 14:57
Jim Mallinder, coach and Director of Rugby of Northampton Saints, is interviewed by BT Sport before the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Exeter Chiefs at Franklin's Gardens on September 7, 2013
Result: Northampton Saints go down to Racing Metro
Northampton Saints lose 20-11 away to Racing Metro in their opening match of the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Oct 18, 19:28
Ben Foden (L) of Northampton celebrates with team mates after scoring a try during the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter final match against Sale Sharks on April 3, 2014
Result: Northampton Saints win Challenge Cup
Northampton Saints win the Amlin Challenge Cup following a 30-16 win over Bath Rugby.
May 23, 21:54
Maurie Fa'asavalu of Harlequins off loads the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Bath at the Twickenham Stoop on May 10, 2014
Aviva Premiership roundup: Harlequins claim final playoff spot
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from the final round of fixtures in the Aviva Premiership.
May 10, 17:27
Sale Sharks' Mark Cueto score a try against Northampton Saints during their Aviva Premiership match on September 27, 2013
Result: Northampton Saints thrash Sale Sharks
Northampton Saints ease to a comfortable win over Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership.
Sep 27, 21:45
Northampton Saints' Courtney Lawes in action on January 11, 2013
Preview: Leicester Tigers vs. Northampton Saints
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Aviva Premiership final between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints at Twickenham Stadium.
May 24, 18:19
Result: Jonny May brace helps Gloucester to win
Jonny May scores two tries to help Gloucester to a 27-11 win over Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership.
Feb 9, 14:17
Northampton Saints' Paul Doran-Jones is tackled by Saracens' Ernst Joubert on December 30, 2012
Result: Saracens survive Northampton Saints comeback
Saracens survive a second-half comeback from Northampton Saints to claim a 17-16 victory on Sunday.
Dec 30, 16:01
Result: Northampton Saints slay Newport Gwent Dragons to go top
Northampton Saints overcome a Dragons charge led by hat-trick hero Tonderai Chavhanga to break a four-match losing streak.
Nov 18, 18:08
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Result: London Irish 39-17 Northampton Saints
London Irish secure back-to-back victories with a 39-17 win at home to Northampton Saints.
Oct 6, 17:05
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Team News: London Irish vs. Northampton Saints
Northampton Saints name an unchanged back line for the trip to London Irish.
Oct 6, 15:00
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Result: Northampton Saints 24-21 Exeter Chiefs
Northampton Saints beat Exeter Chiefs 24-21 in a hard-fought game at Franklins Gardens.
Sep 9, 16:52
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Christian Wade called into England squad for Barbarians friendly
Christian Wade will make his England debut in a friendly against the Barbarians on Sunday.
May 25, 10:31
Phil Dowson
Phil Dowson to captain England
Northampton flanker Phil Dowson replaces the absent Chris Robshaw as captain of England against the Barbarians on Sunday.
May 23, 20:19
Owen Farrell
Owen Farrell ready to get "stuck in"
England debutante Owen Farrell hopes that he can "thrive" on the atmosphere when they take on Scotland in their opening Six Nations fixture.
Feb 3, 16:09
Stuart Lancaster
England announce team to play Scotland
England interim coach Stuart Lancaster announces eight uncapped players in his team to face Scotland on Saturday.
Feb 2, 09:46
Tom Wood
Tom Wood tipped to lead England in Six Nations
Northampton's Tom Wood is tipped by teammate Phil Dowson to captain England during the Six Nations.
Jan 4, 01:32
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Result: Northampton 22-13 Bath
Northampton beat Bath 22-13 at Franklin's Gardens.
Dec 24, 17:00
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Chris Ashton cited for Saints brawl
Chris Ashton faces an RFU disciplinary hearing after sparking a mass brawl at Welford Road on Saturday.
Dec 6, 08:18
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Result: Leicester Tigers 30-25 Northampton Saints
Leicester hands Northampton their first defeat in five at Welford Road.
Dec 3, 16:10
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Result: Northampton Saints 26-24 Gloucester Rugby
Northampton Saints begin their Aviva Premiership season with a narrow victory over Gloucester at Franklin's Gardens.
Sep 4, 17:47