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Revenge over Ulster was huge for Northampton Saints back in 2012, says former scrum-half Lee Dickson

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Saints alive: Northampton’s players celebrate their win over Ulster in Belfast back in 2012. Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Saints alive: Northampton’s players celebrate their win over Ulster in Belfast back in 2012. Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

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Lee Dickson plays the ball from the scrum against Ulster. Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Lee Dickson plays the ball from the scrum against Ulster. Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

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Saints alive: Northampton’s players celebrate their win over Ulster in Belfast back in 2012. Credit: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

It was seen as a done deal. Having won 25-6 over Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens with a bonus point to boot in 2012, all Ulster had to do the following week was show up against a demoralised Saints at Ravenhill and extend their unbeaten start to the season to 14 games.

What they didn’t count on was a wounded Saints biting back.


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