Saracens V Northampton: Score and Lessons Learned from Aviva Premiership Final

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Saracens V Northampton: Score and Lessons Learned from Aviva Premiership Final
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It was always going to be a tight war of the Premiership's most potent powers, but Northampton Saints' Twickenham triumph over Saracens overcame any and all expectations in a most frantic but fantastic finale.

The score was tied at 14-14 after normal time, but Jim Mallinder's men rode the storm to emerge as 24-20 victors after 20 extra minutes.

Saracens will be desperately disappointed to have come away from a second major final defeat in the space of a week, but a last-minute Alex Waller try decided matters in a thrilling back-and-forth fixture, with some of the game's biggest lessons discussed ahead.

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