Owen Franks rugby player
Owen Franks rugby player

Owen Franks

23rd Dec 1987 1.85m/118kg Tighthead Prop

Saints Change Four For Wasps Clash

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saints Director of Rugby Chris Boyd has made four changes to his starting XV as Northampton Saints lock horns with Wasps in the Premiership this weekend.   The men in Black, Green and Gold come...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...

Alex Waller brings up half a century

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Club co-captain Alex Waller will make his 50th appearance in the top-flight of Europe as he leads Northampton Saints in Dublin this weekend.     The 30-year-old is one of eight fresh faces...

Can Saints turn it around against Leinster?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have had a torrid time of it against Irish giants Leinster in the Champions Cup overall, having emerged victorious just once in all their nine encounters.   Saints’ solitary...

Triple test boost for Saints

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints welcome a trio of internationals back into their starting XV for Friday evening’s visit of Bordeaux-Bègles in the Champions Cup.   Wales fly-half Dan Biggar, Fiji...

Friday's Premiership line ups

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020/21 Premiership season kicks off on Friday 20 November with the opening two games seeing Harlequins host the defending champions Exeter at the Stoop while Sale Sharks host Northampton Saints...

Rohan Janse van Rensburg wings it for Sale, Alex Mitchell returns for Saints

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints host playoff hopefuls Sale Sharks in Tuesday night's Premiership action at Franklin's Gardens.   Sale Sharks head into the clash off the back of their Premiership Rugby Cup success...

Champions Cup | Exeter Chiefs Vs Saints lineups & preview

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s an all-English affair in the final game of the quarter-finals weekend as Northampton Saints make their way to Sandy Park where the fierce beast which is Exeter Chiefs lies in wait.   At...

Premiership | Leicester vs Northampton line ups & preview

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second game of the round sees two smarting outfits attempt to regain some pride.     Tigers and Saints will be licking their wounds after both were pummelled in the last round by Wasps...

Premiership | Northampton Saints v Exeter Chiefs preview, line ups and more

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saints will be grateful for the opportunity to improve on their last performance against Exeter, in Round 11, where they were despatched 57-7 in a nine-try blitz at Sandy Park.   This time around,...