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Stephen Myler kicked six penalties as Northampton scraped to a 18-17 Premiership win over Worcester at Sixways. Adrian Amos Super Bowl Jersey . The fly-half was successful with six out of seven kicks, with severe ill-discipline costing the home side, who for much of the game were the more creative side.They scored two tries through Dean Hammond and Bryce Heem with Jamie Shilcock converting both and adding a penalty. Prior to the game, Northampton needed only a single try for their 1,000th in the Premiership but they never looked like achieving it.Ben Foden made his 200th appearance for Saints but they started badly as Shillcock kicked a penalty to give Worcester a third-minute lead.Northampton soon replied with a simple Myler penalty before the hosts scored an excellent try.From a ruck inside the opposition 22, Worcester secured possession for Shillcock to send Wynand Olivier through a gap before the centre gave Hammond a simple run-in.The visitors suffered two further setbacks in quick succession when skipper Sam Dickinson was helped off with a leg injury to be replaced by Ben Nutley. Myler was then surprisingly off-target with a straightforward penalty attempt.The night got worse for Saints when experienced scrum-half Lee Dickson left the field with a rib injury as Worcester continued to the be the better side. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watchEng;land v Fiji on Saturday and get the first six months half price However, Warriors kept conceding penalties, nine in the first half-hour, which prevented them from capitalising and this allowed a disjointed Northampton to remain in contention.The 10th and 12th penalties saw Myler succeed with two kicks at goal so his side only trailed 10-9 at the end of a first half during which they had been largely outplayed.The home sides ill-discipline continued after the restart and after Ryan Mills was yellow carded, Myler put Saints in front with his fourth penalty after 45 minutes.With Mills still absent, Myler extended the lead with a further penalty but that was all Saints could manage while the centre was in the sin-bin.Worcester brought on Heem for his first game of the season in place of Cooper Vuna with lock Donncha OCallaghan also withdrawn in favour of Andrew Kitchener.Back to 15 men, Worcester regained control and were denied a try by the TMO after a burst from Olivier had put the Saints defence on the back foot.As a result, Northampton still led 15-10 at the end of the third quarter but their line was under constant pressure.In an attempt to stem the tide, they made three substitutions bringing on James Craig, Ethan Waller and Tom Collins to provide fresh legs and it paid dividends as Saints secured some respite with a sixth penalty from Myler.However there was a dramatic finish for when Heem finished off a flowing movement to score, Callum Clark was sin-binned for foul play after the award of the try.Shillcock converted from the touchline and then with the last kick of match he had a penalty from half way to win the match but his effort faded wide.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch England v Fiji and Ireland v New Zealand and get the first six months half price! JK Scott Super Bowl Jersey . Thats when the eight-time champion revealed that a painful back is slowing his serves -- and, all in all, giving him more trouble than his opponents so far. Randall Cobb Super Bowl Jersey . Watch the game live on TSN and TSN GO at 9pm et/6pm pt. Serge Ibaka returned to the Thunder lineup from a calf injury that was supposed to sideline him for the remainder of the postseason and the results were sparkling. http://www.packersonlineteamstore.com/marquez-valdes-scantling-youth-jersey.html . The flanker began his comeback from a right shoulder injury by coming off the bench on Saturday when Wales opened with a victory over Italy. Warburton replaces Justin Tipuric, one of three changes announced on Tuesday by coach Warren Gatland.MANCHESTER, England -- Ashley Cole was left out of the England World Cup squad on Sunday, prompting the veteran Chelsea defender to announce his retirement from international duty. England coach Roy Hodgson said omitting the 33-year-old Cole was part of his plan to "look to the future," making it likely Luke Shaw will be the backup to Leighton Baines at left back in Brazil despite only making his international debut in March. Ahead of Mondays public squad announcement, Hodgson rang the players who were not among the 23 players being taken to Brazil. "I got the call from Roy and agree England team should be about the young players," Cole wrote on his Twitter account. "I think it best I retire from England team now ... like me or not, trust me its hurt me to stop playing for my country." After making his England debt in 2001, Cole went on to win 107 caps, the last coming in the 1-0 friendly win over Denmark in March. "Among many difficult decisions Ive had to make for my squad, not selecting Ashley was one of the hardest," Hodgson said. "Hes been an incredible competitor for England, to amass over a century of caps is a truly staggering achievement and he deserves enormous credit for the desire and brilliance which has shone through over the years he has represented his country. "There are few players who can be considered among the very best in the world, but Ashley in his prime was the best left back without question." Cole, who fell out of contention for England after losing his starting spot at Chelsea this season, endorsed Baines of Everton and Southampton teennager Shaw. Bryan Bulaga Super Bowl Jersey. "Baines and Shaw are great players, proved this season, and are the future of this country, it was a pleasure to get 107 caps," Cole tweeted. Before England opens the World Cup against Italy on June 14, Hodgsons side has friendlies against Peru at Wembley Stadium, and Ecuador and Honduras in Miami. "We have a great manager and team and I wish them only success," Cole said. "I will be supporting them like a true fan." Hodgsons intention to take younger players in Brazil could see Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard also miss out on the World Cup despite 103 international appearances. The 20-year-old Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is being tipped as another youngster to make the squad as Hodgson blends a dynamic team to make an impact in Brazil. There was encouraging news for Hodgson on Sunday over midfielder Jack Wilshere, who returned to action for Arsenal after spending two months on the sidelines since fracturing his left foot in Englands friendly win over Denmark in March. "He can play now, so it shows you that there is no problem for him to be available for England," Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said after Sundays 2-0 win at Norwich. Another Arsenal midfielder, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, should also be fit for the World Cup despite being out for three weeks with a groin injury, according to Wenger. "He should reintegrate into the squad on Wednesday in normal training," said Wenger, whose side plays Hull in the FA Cup final on Saturday. "He will be available for Roy to pick him. I wouldnt be surprised if he was picked." ' ' '

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