Oct 20, 2013 at 12.45pm UK at ‚ÄčFranklin's Gardens
SaintsNorthampton Saints
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OspreysOspreys

Result: Northampton Saints beat Ospreys

Result: Saints beat Ospreys
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Northampton Saints secure a comfortable victory over Ospreys in this afternoon's Heineken Cup clash, with tries from Samu Manoa and Christian Day.

Northampton Saints secured a comfortable victory over Ospreys in this afternoon's Heineken Cup clash.

The home side instantly seized the initiative and took the lead in the first minute through a Stephen Myler penalty goal.

A try from Samu Manoa extended Saints' lead on 12 minutes, with Myler scoring the conversion.

Ospreys hit back with two penalty goals in three minutes from Dan Biggar to get the away side back into the game.

Christian Day restored Saints' advantage on 26 minutes with the second try of the game, while Myler was accurate once again with the conversion.

Ospreys started the second half well and struck first on 44 minutes with a try from Biggar, who then stepped up to convert afterwards.

Ben Foden increased the gap between the teams with a try on 56 minutes as Saints began to get on top once again.

Six minutes later, Biggar closed the gap by three with a expertly-taken penalty goal.

Meyler replied with a penalty goal of his own minutes later to secure the win for the hosts.

Northampton Saints' James Wilson races ahead to score a try against Gloucester during their Aviva Premiership match on September 21, 2013
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