Northampton Saints Girls Festival dates

See the following announcement from Northampton Saints for Girls festivals to link in with their senior fixtures.


We are excited to confirm that we will be hosting 5 Loughborough Lightning Allianz Premier 15s fixtures along with the England Women’s Six Nations fixture at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens, we will then be holding the following matchday festivals across these fixtures:

Date Fixture Kick Off Festival
Saturday 18th February 2023 Loughborough Lightning vs Sale Sharks 15:00 U12’s
Saturday 4th March 2023 Loughborough Lightning vs Bristol Bears 15:00 U18’s
Sunday 2nd April 2023 Red Roses vs Italy 15:00 U16’s

Please note that the above matchday are subject to date or KO time change by the competition organisers or TV Scheduling, any changes will be communicated as soon as we are updated.


Age Grade Laws Season 22/23

All Northampton Saints matchday festivals will adhere to the age grade laws for the season 22/23, e.g. minutes played, squad sizes and pitch sizes.



As with previous festivals, there is no fee to enter our matchday festivals. We do however require all participating teams to purchase a minimum of 10 matchday tickets, which will be discounted to a group sales rate. After entering your team, details of how to purchase these will be sent to each team. 


Entering your team

To enter a team into one or more of the above festivals, please contact me as soon as possible in order to guarantee your team a spot as we expect them to fill up quickly. Please respond with the following information:

  • Club Name
  • Club Age Group
  • Lead Contact Email & Phone Number
  • Number of teams 


We can’t wait to host Loughborough Lightning and the Red Roses at cinch Stadium Franklin’s Gardens and look forward to seeing your club at one or more of our festivals this season. If you have any further questions, please get in touch over email or via 01604 751543


Kind regards,


The Saints Community Team

01604 599162


ORFU Webmaster note.

In case you are interested the boys’ festivals are at this link.

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