‘My time here has been amazing’ – Northampton prop Waller to retire at end of season

‘My time here has been amazing’ – Northampton prop Waller to retire at end of season
James Walker-Roberts

Published 26/03/2024 at 13:26 GMT

Prop Alex Waller will call time on his rugby career after this season. The 34-year-old has made 370 appearances for the Saints after making his debut in 2009. Waller scored the extra-time try that won Saints their only Premiership title in 2014. Saints, who are second in the Gallagher Premiership, play Saracens on Friday evening, live on TNT Sports and discovery+.

Alex Waller of Northampton Saints

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Northampton Saints’ record appearance holder in the professional era, Alex Waller, will retire at the end of the season.

The 34-year-old prop has played 370 times for Saints, where he came up through the academy to make his debut in 2009.

Waller won the Premiership title with Saints in 2014 and captained the team for three seasons from 2018 to 2021.

“Staying a one-club man is something I’m really proud of and hopefully, I’ve been able to give Saints supporters some fond memories over the years.

“To be able to captain my boyhood club was a real highlight of my time here, and I’ve been so fortunate to play alongside some greats of t

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