Dan Biggar was brilliant for Saints against Lyon

Northampton Saints 25 Lyon 14: Tom Vickers' player ratings

Saints secured a crucial victory in their Champions Cup opener on Sunday afternoon.

Here's how we rated the home players at Franklin's Gardens...

Helped Saints to stay steady up front and shrugged off a knock to deliver a good display for his side... 7

1. Alex Waller

Helped Saints to stay steady up front and shrugged off a knock to deliver a good display for his side... 7
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One spill aside, the hooker did little wrong, putting in another energetic and influential display... 7

2. Mike Haywood

One spill aside, the hooker did little wrong, putting in another energetic and influential display... 7
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Competed well against Lyon's big men, throwing himself into collisions as well as fronting up in the set piece... 7

3. Ehren Painter

Competed well against Lyon's big men, throwing himself into collisions as well as fronting up in the set piece... 7
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Is always a real force for this Saints team and he was impressive again here... 7.5

4. David Ribbans

Is always a real force for this Saints team and he was impressive again here... 7.5
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