Saints secured a fine win at Saracens on Saturday

Saracens 25 Northampton Saints 27: Tom Vickers' player ratings

Saints produced a stunning display to defeat champions Saracens at Allianz Park on Saturday.

Here's how we rated the players from the Gallagher Premiership opener...

A big display from the skipper, who carried and tackled with real force during the first half... 7.5

1. Alex Waller

A big display from the skipper, who carried and tackled with real force during the first half... 7.5
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A huge display from the hooker, who lasted the full 80 minutes in a physical encounter... 8

2. James Fish

A huge display from the hooker, who lasted the full 80 minutes in a physical encounter... 8
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Was unfortunate to find himself one-on-one with the fleet-footed Ben Earl during the first half, but bounced back and carried really well... 7.5

3. Paul Hill

Was unfortunate to find himself one-on-one with the fleet-footed Ben Earl during the first half, but bounced back and carried really well... 7.5
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A gargantuan display from the lock as he powered forward in attack, cleverly scored a try and seemed to be everywhere in defence... 9

4. David Ribbans - CHRON STAR MAN

A gargantuan display from the lock as he powered forward in attack, cleverly scored a try and seemed to be everywhere in defence... 9
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