Saints trophy tour and triumphant players visit centre

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Two players from Northampton Saints double winning campaign as well as the trophies can be seen in Daventry on Tuesday.

The event will be held at Daventry Leisure Centre in Lodge Road from 3pm and 5pm.

It is part of Northampton Saints Trophy Tour and has been organised by Daventry firm Hankook Tyres, based at the Heartlands Business Park.

Number Eight Sam Dickenson and hooker Mike Haywood are two of the stars who will be appearing alongside the trophies – the Aviva Premiership and Challenge Cup, both of which were clinched in dramatic fashion. The team recorded success in the Challenge Cup by beating Bath 30-16 in the final held at Cardiff Arms Park back in May.

They completed the double a week later when they won the Premiership by beating Saracens 24-20 after extra time in a tense final held at Twickenham.

Fans visiting the event at Daventry Leisure Centre will be able have their photos taken on the day and mark the historic occasion and meet the players.

A spokesman for the tyre firm said: “We shall also be running a competition to win a signed Saints shirt and ball and have other goodies on offer for visitors.”