Date: 18th August 2006 at 7:12pm
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Andrew appointed by the RFU

Newcastle Falcons coach Rob Andrew has been appointed by the RFU as their new Elite Rugby Director. It now looks as though Saints’ director of football Sir Clive Woodward will remain at St Marys for the forseeable future.

Prutton faces lengthy layoff

David Prutton will be out for around three months with ankle surgery. He first injured his ankle playing against Leicester City in the F.A Cup last January. He was thought to be on the verge of a move to Championship rivals Leeds United, only after a more detailed scan revealed the problem was the deal scupered.

Advice for fans travelling to Barnsley

Saints fans have been warned that all pubs in Barnsley City Center are for HOME FANS ONLY and the only pub that is open to away fans is The Metrodome Leisure Complex which is located near the away car park.

Yeovil Tickets selling slowly

The crowd numbers for the League cup clash with Yeovil could be reduced after it was revealed that Hampshire Cricket Club are playing a Pro40 match on the same night.